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Frank Kinney Force: Army Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 25th Battalion Regimental Number: 469195 Date of Birth: August 21, 1897 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Trade: n/a Marital Status: Single Date of Enlistment: August 24, 1915 Address at Enlistment: Yarmouth, N.S Place of Enlistment: Sussex, New Brunswick Age at enlistment: 18 (apparent age) Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches Religion: Roman Catholic Frank Kinney was the son of J. Wentworth Kinney and Mary Kinney, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. He was killed in action on April 18, 1917. His attestation paper spells his name as Kenny; however, the signature is written “Kinney”. He is listed on the Cosmos Cotton Company tablet honouring their sixteen dead. Date of Death: April 28, 1917 Age at Death: 16 Buried at: Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France Commemorated on Page 269 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. This page is displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 14
Private Frank Kinney
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Attestation Paper (click to enlarge)