17 November 2009

2181482 L/Cpl William James McConville, Royal Engineers

2181482 L/Cpl William James McConville of the Royal Engineers was an early Second World War casualty. He died in France on the 17th November 1939.

William was born in Liverpool and was living there when he enlisted, presumably before war against Germany was declared. He is buried in St Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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