Clancy, Andrew E

Andrew Edwin Clancy, Private 781865, 28th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Died 22nd August 1917 in France, aged 40

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of the late James and Rose Clancy.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

Andrew’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 7 September 1917.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Andrew Clancy has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial near Arras, France. The Vimy Memorial is the great memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France – many of them in the fight for Vimy Ridge – who have no known grave.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Andrew Clancy, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private Andrew Clancy is commemorated on the Park Green, Town Hall, St Michael’s Church and St Alban’s Church war memorials.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website
Macclesfield Times: 
7 September 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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