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Wesley Irving Mooney

In memory of:

Private Wesley Irving Mooney

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

183496

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 7, 1892

Son of John and Mary Jane Mooney, of Alliston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 137 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 6.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker– Photo courtesy of Gary Nelson
  • Central Methodist Montage– Central Methodist (United) Church, Calgary, Alberta.  The Memorial Tablet has the following dedication:  IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION OF CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO SERVED IN  THE GREAT WAR.  The Memorial Tablet was unveiled on Sunday, July 1st, 1923.
  • Central Methodist Memorial Tablet– Detail of World War One Memorial Tablet at Central Methodist (United) Church in Calgary. There are 204 names in total listed. The central section lists 36 names on the Roll of Honour while the two outside sections list the men who served and survived the war.
  • Photo of Wesley Irving Mooney– Private Wesley Irving Mooney, born August 7, 1889, Essa Township, Simcoe County, Ontario.  Died October 8, 1916, Battle of Somme, France WW1.  Parents John and Mary Jane Mooney.  Member of the 31st Battalion.  Buried in Contay British Cemetery, France

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