honor role

Canny, Denis Atkinson

* 7689 Pte 16th Bn.

Born at Lahardane, County Mayo, Ireland, Anglican.  Enlisted 4 September 1916 age 39, Managing Clerk.  Nok wife, Clara Rosamond Canny, Mundaring, WA.  Embarked at Sydney 1 August 1917 per A7 Medic.  Served in France. Hit by a fatal shell splinter at Morcourt, France on 8 August 1918.  Buried at Heath Cemetery, Harbonnieres, France I J 15.  Son of Denis Joseph and Alice Canny, husband of Clara Rosamond Canny of Mundaring, WA.  His Roll of Honour entry states place of association as Cottesloe.  Service medals and award(s): 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.