Capt William Joseph EGAN

Capt William Joseph EGAN

Male 1881 - 1917  (36 years)

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  • Name William Joseph EGAN 
    Prefix Capt 
    Born 28 Mar 1881  Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911 
    Railway Contractor 
    Died 4 May 1917  Ypres, , Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ypres, , Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2791337  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2021 

    Father Daniel EGAN,   b. Nov 1855, Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1932, Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann DEVINE,   b. 25 Aug 1858, Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1904, Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1880  Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Family ID F8903013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Egan, William Joseph - Personnel Record from WWI
    Egan, William Joseph - Personnel Record from WWI
    Library & Archives of Canada
    Egan, William Joseph - Book of Remembrance
    Egan, William Joseph - Book of Remembrance
    http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/books/page?page=233&book=1&sort=pageAsc
    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph killed in action (military)
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph killed in action (military)
    newspaper article The Ottawa Journal May 12, 1917
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph - certificate of commemoration
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph - certificate of commemoration
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/138115/egan,-/
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph death (military)
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph death (military)
    Newspaper clipping from The Perth Courier, May 25, 1917
    CHx-Two documents found in corner stone of destroyed Memorial Hall
    CHx-Two documents found in corner stone of destroyed Memorial Hall
    Newspaper Clipping from the 1958 Scrapbook of Irene McLaren,
    provided to Fay Bennett by Jack McLaren
    CHx-Memorial Hall Corner Stone Laid
    CHx-Memorial Hall Corner Stone Laid
    newspaper article-The Cobden Sun, Aug 29, 1919 p. 1

    Headstones
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph - Gravestone
    Egan, Cpt. William Joseph - Gravestone
    The Canadian Virtual War Memorial
    http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/138115?William%20Joseph%20Egan

    Histories
    Egan, Capt. William J. casualty WWI
    Egan, Capt. William J. casualty WWI
    Articles and information compiled by Fay Bennett from sources noted

  • Notes 
    • Cobden of the Past FB Page, Nov 7, 2018
      Captain William Joseph Egan was a railway contractor who enlisted Jan 4, 1917 at age 35 and died May 4, 1917 in Ypres, age 36. WWI Personal Records have been made available online by the Library and Archives Canada. Cpt Egan?s record is at http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/?/personnel-recor?/Pages/item.aspx?
      He was the oldest son of Daniel Egan and Mary Ann Devine, born in Bromley Twp. He served with the 7th Railway Troups.

  • Sources 
    1. [S24157] Census - Canada, Ontario, Renfrew Co., Ross Twp., - 1911, Library and Archives of Canada, Archivia Net On-Line Research Tool ,, (Database, http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1911/index-e.html).

    2. [S24894] "Ontario Birth Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), #029086 Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S24895] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), 009965 Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S296182] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), 009965 Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).