Francis John Lennox

Name:   Francis John Lennox
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank: Rifleman
Regiment/Service:   Royal Irish Rifles
Unit Text:   11th Bn.
Born:   Castledawson.
Enlisted:   Lisburn, Co. Antrim.
Residence:   Castledawson.
Date of Death:   01/07/1916
Service No:   18090
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead. KIA.
Grave/Memorial Ref:   Addenda Panel, Pier and Face 5 D.
Memorial:   Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Additional information:   Son of Mr W S Lennox of Aughrim and brother of Andrew and James Lennox, The Arcade, Cookstown and brother of Mr W G Lennox of 550 Rushton Road, Toronto, Ontario. Francis lived for a while in Lisburn, he was an Orangeman in Lisburn Lodge 557 and a member of the local UVF battalion. For two years before the war he had been in charge of the woollens and ready-made department in Messrs. Duncan’s. Enlisting at Lisburn he probably embarked for France in October 1915.

4 thoughts on “Francis John Lennox

  1. david wilson

    i have this mans medals and death plaque in my safe keeping.. they are in bangor co down

    1. Sam Hudson


      I have someone from Lisburn LOL 557 compiling details of their members killed during WW1.
      He has asked about the photos of the Death Plaque and Medals. Have you had a chance to get these taken



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