Regiment : 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
Service number : J0
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 31 on 3rd May 1917
Buried : Commemorated on Arras Memorial, France, Bay 5.
Relatives : Son of John Concannon; husband of Florence Maud Concannon, of Ivy House, Madeira Place, Newbury, Berkshire
Memorial : Dudley War Memorial
The birth of James Concannon is registered in the December Quarter 1885 under the Dudley Registration District. The marriage of James A. Concannon to Florence M. Hounslow is registered in the March Quarter 1913 under the Worcester Registration District.
31 Cross St, Dudley
John Concannon, Head, age 42, Holder Up (Boiler Works)
Ellen Concannon, wife, age 38
James Concannon, son, age 15, Oliver lad
Mary Concannon, dau, age 11
Agnes Concannon, dau, age 9
Catherine Concannon, dau, age 4
Winifred Concannon, dau, age 4
John Concannon, son, age 1
All born Dudley, Worcestershire
Albany Barracks, Newport, Isle of Wight
James Concannon, Sergeant 1st Worcestershire Regiment, age 26, single, born Dudley, Worcestershire
Medal Roll for James Concannon:
Sergeant, Worcestershire Regt, Service No 7681
Lancashire Fusiliers, Second Lieutenant
James Concannon enlisted for six years service in the 6th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment on 29th January 1903 at Dudley. At the time of his attestation he gave his age as 17 years and 10 months and his address as Hall St, Dudley. He was employed as a Labourer by Mr J. Holdcroft, Iron Worker, Red Hill, Stourbridge. James was 5 feet 6¾ inches tall with a fresh complexion, grey eyes and brown hair.
James Concannon has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Arras Memorial.