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07-McCann, Eric

ERIC McCANN
1898 – 26th August 1917

Eric was born in Crumpsall in 1898.

His parents were Charles born in Crumpsall  in 1872 , who was a Canvasser Guide, Protection Society and a Money Lender and Bertha Markham born in Manchester in 1872.

Charles died in 1951 and Bertha in 1953.

Eric had 2 siblings:

  • William 1896 -1917
  • Dorothy 1900 – 1981

In 1911 Eric was living at 7 Balfour Road.  

Eric joined the 2nd/7th Battalion of The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) service number 269479.

He Died of Wounds on the 26th August 1917.

He is buried at the Department du Nord, Nord-Pas-de Calais, France.

He was awarded the Victory and British Medals.

He is remembered   with Honour at The Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension.


War Memorial-WW1
Webpage icon 00-Incumbents during WW1
Webpage icon 01-Aldred, George
Webpage icon 02-Aldred, Thomas
Webpage icon 03-Bowers, Sydney Lloyd
Webpage icon 04-Fox, Charles Hassell
Webpage icon 05-Hand, Ronald
Webpage icon 06-Lowe, Charles
Webpage icon 08-McCann, William
Webpage icon 09-McCracken, John Clement
Webpage icon 10-Midgley, Ernest
Webpage icon 11-Mosedale, Frank
Webpage icon 12-Oakes, Charles Percy
Webpage icon 13-Parr, Nathan Faulkner
Webpage icon 14-Royle, William
Webpage icon 15-Self,Alfred
Webpage icon 16-Sharp, Richard,
Webpage icon 17-Shawcross, William Royle
Webpage icon 18-Sheard,Thomas Moss
Webpage icon 19-Tweedale, Eric
Webpage icon 20-Vallett, Joseph
Webpage icon 21-Vallett, William
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