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Pte 22656 Henry Connor

  • Age: 26
  • From: Liverpool
  • Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 20th Btn
  • K.I.A Wednesday 1st August 1917
  • Commemorated at: Tyne Cot Cemetery
    Panel Ref: LXV.G.18

Henry Connor was born in 1891 in Liverpool and was the son of John William Connor, of Liverpool and husband of Dorothy Mary Connor (nee Linnett), of 18, Compton St, Everton, Liverpool. He married Dorothy on the 6th April, 1915 at St

The 1911 Census shows the family living at 41 Lavan Street, Everton, Liverpool.

The father John is aged 53, born 1858 and is a wood sawyer born in Liverpool as was his wife Margaret aged 54, born 1857 no occupation. They have been married for 33 years and have had ten children of which four died. Henry aged 19, born 1892 is an apprentice compositor at a printers and  George aged 17, born 1894 is an apprentice painter.

He enlisted on the 9th November, 1914 in Liverpool and gave his age as 23 years and seven months and his occupation as printer. He was five feet four inches tall, weighed 112lbs, had a sallow complexion, brown eyes, brown hair and gave his religion as Roman Catholic.

08.06.15: Whilst at Grantham he was absent from 08.00am to 08.30pm 07.06.15- Confined to barracks for five days and forfeit one days pay.

10.08.15: Whilst at Grantham absent from 10.00pm to 3.30pm 08.08.15- Admonished.

05.10.15: Absent from 10:00pm, 02.10.15 to 10.20pm, 03.10.15- 4 days confined to barracks and forfeit two days pay.

25.05.16. Fell out on march, to Field Ambulance.

25.05.16: To C.C.S exhaustion.

29.05.16: Discharged to duty.

19-29.01.17: Granted leave in UK.

He was serving in the 20th Battalion (No 3 Company), The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 22656 when he was killed in action on the 1st August, 1917 aged 26 during the Third Battle of Ypres.

His wife Dorothy was awarded a pension of 13/9 for herself with effect from 25.02.18.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.

He is also commemorated on Our Lady of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Everton.

We currently have no further information on Henry Connor, If you have or know someone who may be able to add to the history of this soldier, please contact us.

Birth records show Henry was born in 1891 and the Census records hold the year 1892.

Killed On This Day.

(102 Years this day)
Saturday 10th August 1918.
Lance Corporal 30546 Charles Harold Fairclough
33 years old