* 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.