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CannyIDistrict 1
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
CannyJ779PrivateCGHGSM (1) Bechuanaland. CPD1
Source: Roll of the CGHGSM
Cape Police
CannyJDistrict 1
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Cape Police
CannyJ C M1st Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Royal Munster Fusiliers
CannyJ JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
CannyJames Clare MacnamaraSecond LieutenantCANNY, JAMES CLARE MACNAMARA, Second Lieutenant, was born 6 December 1877, son of James Macnamara Canny. He was gazetted to the Royal Munster Fusiliers 20 May 1899. He served in the South African War, 1899-1902, as Station Staff Officer, taking part in operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including the action at Rhenoster Kop; operations in Orange River Colony, May to 29 November 1900, including actions at Lindley (26 June), Bethlehem (6 and 7 July) and Wittebergen (1 to 29 July); operations in Cape Colony, north of Orange River; operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900, to July 1901; operations in Orange River Colony, May 1901; operations in Cape Colony, July 1901 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901 and 25 April, 1902], received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "James Clare Macnamara Canny, Second Lieutenant, Royal Munster Fusiliers. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was invested by the King 24 October 1902. He was promoted to Lieutenant 7 July 1901; was Adjutant, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 9 February 1907 to 15 September 1908; Captain, Royal Munster Fusiliers, 13 June 1908, and Army Service Corps 23 September 1908. He served in the European War, 1914-18 was promoted to Major, Royal Army Service Corps, 30 October 1914; was Temporary Lieutenant Colonel 8 April, 1915, to 31 December 1917. He was mentioned in Despatches and given the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 1 January 1918; was Assistant Director of Transport, Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force from 19 March, 1918; was created a CBE in 1919.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Munster Fusiliers
CannyMReceived the Mediterranean Medal
5th Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
Royal Munster Fusiliers
CannyMichael2672Attested: Aug 1902. Source: CMP6Cape Police
CannyP3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
East Yorkshire Regiment
CanodaleC68914GunnerWounded. Houtnek, 30 April 1900
Maxim Battery
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Field Artillery
CanodaleC68914GunnerWounded. Karee Siding, 30 April 1900
Maxim Battery
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Horse Artillery
CanovanCSource: WO100/286Uitenhage TG
CanovanC L81PrivateSource: QSA medal roll in WO100/277Uitenhage Volunteer Rifles
CanovanJ3585Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of wounds 24 Jan 1900
Place: Spioenkop
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
CanovichDomenikBearer Source: Nominal roll in WO127Imperial Bearer Corps
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