2nd Lt. William Robert McConnell, Inniskilling Fusiliers

1893 Apr 10. Born Belfast son of a RIC Constable

1901 census at 14 Kingscourt Street, Ormeau, Down

1911 census at 193 Templemore Av. Belfast (same as on MIC)

1915 Aug 10. Landed in Egypt

1917 Sep. Commissioned in R Irish Fus

1920 Sep 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 632. Posted to J Coy in Macroom

1920 Nov 19. Intelligence Officer J Coy . Promoted to DI3

1921 Feb 25. Coolavohig Ambush Seafield Grant was in the lead car, beside him was 3rd DI W R McConnell who took command when Seafield Grant was killed. He gave evidence at the inquest . His signature shows he was Intelligence Officer for the Company at this time

191 Apr 16 to Apr 19 on Leave

1921 Jun 6. Posted to N Coy as Intelligence Officer

1921 Jul 20 to 27 Jul on Leave

1921 Aug 3 to 18 Aug on Leave

1921 Oct 1. Posted to H Coy as Intelligence Officer

1921 Oct 1 to 17 Oct on Leave

1921 Nov 11. Posted to Depot Coy. Reverts to T/Cadet

1922 Jan . The register does not give the date of discharge from ADRIC, but it appears to be at demobilisation

1926 Oct 11 Arrives in Canada He is a Police Office rand was immigrating to Canada. Address Templeton Av, Belfast

1927 Oct 17. Married in Canada to Anis McRae Slephen

1940 Feb 10 Died and buried in Mount Royal Cemetery Montreal