O’Kell, John

John O’Kell, Private 26447, 6th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Died 2nd February 1917 in France

 

EARLY LIFE

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WW1 SERVICE

 

COMMEMORATION

Private John O’Kell is buried in Grave Ref. O. IV. L. 9. at St. Sever Cemetery Extension near Rouen, France. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for John O’Kell, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

Locally, John O’Kell is commemorated on the Macclesfield Park Green, Town Hall, and St Michael’s Church war memorials, and on the Henbury and Broken Cross war memorial.


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