Connor, Edward “Ted” Thomas: Service no. 880845

Digitized Service Record

Source: Per post from Allan Miller at 18th Battalion Facebook Group.


Gathering Our Heroes

His father, Private Edward Thomas Connor, reg. no. 400644, was taken on strength with the 18th Battalion at the CIBD in France but declared PB and reassigned to a non-combat role.

Source: Chatham Planet. November 21, 1916. Per post by Allan Miller at 18th Battalion Facebook Group.

Tiburyite Wounded.

Word was received on Tuesday by Ed Connor, that his son Ted has been wounded in the neck. He enlisted in the 186th Battalion about two years ago and has been in the trenches several months. There is also another son Alfie, serving in France, and Mr. Connor was also in France until a few months ago.

Tilbury Times – Thursday 22/08/19.

Died on October 31, 1966 and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan.

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