Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Shannon

In memory of:

Private Joseph Shannon

March 16, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

270246

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

215th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 7, 1898

Son of George and Martha Shannon, of Paris, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PARIS CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Family.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour– This Roll of Honour appeared in the pamphlet distributed at the Paris Ontario War Memorial's unveiling and dedication ceremony on November 11th, 1930.
  • Memorial Plaque– Paris District High School First World War Memorial Plaque Paris Ontario
  • Paris War Memorial– Paris Ontario War Memorial. An unveiling and dedication ceremony was conducted at the memorial on November 11th, 1930. The memorial was unveiled by Mrs. R. Baldwin, mother of Nursing Sister Dorothy Baldwin. A dedicatory address was made by Lt.-Col. the Ven. Archdeacon F. G. Scott, D.S.O. (Canon Scott). Bands of the 10th Brant Dragoons and the 1st Dufferin Rifles assisted in the service. The memorial was designed and built by the Hunter Granite Works, Simcoe, Ontario. It is inscribed: 1914 - 1918 / TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF PARIS WHO FELL AND IN HONOUR OF THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR.

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