Unexamined Lives

The story of the 20th century as lived by residents in the Derbyshire village of Borrowash

MacConnell, Lamech

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: S/31619
Date of Death: 04/04/1917
Regiment/Service: Rifle Brigade, 11th Bn.
Grave Reference: A. 48.
Additional Information: None

Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919

Name: Lameech Mcconnell (sic)
Birth Place: Borrowash
Residence: Borrowash, Derbyshire
Death Date: 04-Apr-17
Death Location: France & Flanders
Enlistment Location: Derby
Rank: L/Corporal
Regiment: Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own)
Battalion: 13th Battalion
Number: S/31619
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theatre of War: Western European Theatre
Comments: Formerly C/6882, K.R.R.C.

Additional Information:

This soldier’s christian name was LAMECH. This is a Biblical name of Hebrew origin, of uncertain meaning. In the Bible Lamech was the son of Methuselah and father and the father of Noah and is said to have died at the age of 777.  http://christiananswers.net/dictionary/lamech.html.

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