Francis McKenna

Private Francis McKenna was born in Belfast, Co. Antrim and served with the Pioneer Corps during World War Two. He died in Belfast on 18th September 1942.


Francis McKenna


To family and friends, Private Francis McKenna was Frank. The Belfast born man served as a Private in the Pioneer Corps at the time of his death in 1942.

Private Francis McKenna (7011079) served in the Pioneer Corps during World War Two. Born in Belfast, Co. Antrim, his family and friends called him Frank.

He enlisted in the Royal Sussex Regiment later transferring to the Pioneer Corps.

Military records show him living in Armagh, Co. Armagh in 1941 with wife Eileen McKenna as his next of kin. Records suggest the couple had a daughter named Eileen Teresa McKenna.

Private McKenna died in Belfast, Co. Antrim on 18th September 1942 aged 30-years-old. His grave is in Section B, Row VC, Grave 65 of Milltown Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim.

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