Pte. Lawrence Joseph SULLIVAN

Pte. Lawrence Joseph SULLIVAN

Male 1896 - 1917  (20 years)

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  • Name Lawrence Joseph SULLIVAN 
    Prefix Pte. 
    Born 19 Jul 1896  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 2 Aug 1896  [4
    Gender Male 
    alt birth 18 Jul 1897  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    date listed on attestation papers 
    Attestation Papers 24 Feb 1916  Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    788574 CEF 130 Bn; 75th Bn Canadian Infantry, France 
    WWI service 9 Jun 1917  Noeux-les-Mines, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    trans to 75th Bn Mar 19, 1917 
    Occupation Railway Brakeman 
    Died 9 Jun 1917  Noeux-les-Mines, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Noeux-les-Mines, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Address:
    Noeux-Les-Mines Communal Cemetery
    Noeux-les-Mines, Pas de Calais, France 
    Person ID I42022126  Whitewater Region Early Families
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2022 

    Father Francis SULLIVAN,   b. 16 Mar 1861, Portage Du Fort, Pontiac, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1948  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Alice O'BRIEN,   b. Abt 1861, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1895  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F19928  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph (R) and his brother John (L)(military)
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph (R) and his brother John (L)(military)
    Photograph provided by Pat Lalonde, 2018
    Cobden Memorial Hall Plaque with Names of Fallen Soldiers
    Cobden Memorial Hall Plaque with Names of Fallen Soldiers
    The Cobden Sun, Nov 13, 1919
    WWI Memorial Plaque - Cobden Legion
    WWI Memorial Plaque - Cobden Legion
    Photograph provided by Wayne Bennett

    Documents
    CHx-Memorial Hall Corner Stone Laid
    CHx-Memorial Hall Corner Stone Laid
    newspaper article-The Cobden Sun, Aug 29, 1919 p. 1
    Sullivan, Lawrence Joseph WWI Attestation Papers
    Sullivan, Lawrence Joseph WWI Attestation Papers
    http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=258270
    Sullivan, Lawrence remembered by sister Mary Sullivan
    Sullivan, Lawrence remembered by sister Mary Sullivan
    The Cobden Sun May 23 1919, p. 1
    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
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph - CANADIAN VIRTUAL WAR MEMORIAL
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph - CANADIAN VIRTUAL WAR MEMORIAL
    https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/466236?Lawrence%20Joseph%20Sullivan
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph - Commonwealth War Graves
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph - Commonwealth War Graves
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/466236/L%20J%20SULLIVAN/
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph
    “Photocopy of newspaper photo of Pte. Lawrence Sullivan,” Newspaper clipping photocopied file of WWI Casualties, Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village, Accessed Nov 2022.

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Sullivan, Francis & m1 Alice nee O'Brien, m2 Julia Mary Maney; son Lawrence Joseph killed in WWI
    Gravestone-Sullivan, Francis & m1 Alice nee O'Brien, m2 Julia Mary Maney; son Lawrence Joseph killed in WWI
    St. Pius V Roman Catholic Cemetery
    Osceola, ON
    Photographed by Fay Bennett
    Gravestone-Sullivan, Pte. Francis Patrick
    Gravestone-Sullivan, Pte. Francis Patrick
    Photograph provided by Terri-Lyn Moore

    Histories
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph - Military summary
    Sullivan, Pte. Lawrence Joseph - Military summary
    Articles and information compiled by Fay Bennett from sources noted

  • Notes 
    • 1901 & 1911 Census Cobden, Renfrew Co., Ontario with parents
    • Cobden of the Past FB Page
      ...Casualties of WWI from Cobden
      Pte. Lawrence Joseph Sullivan was a railroad brakeman who enlisted, Feb 24, 1916, age 19 and died of gun shot wounds on June 9, 1917, age 20. He was the son of Francis Sullivan and Alice O?Brien of Cobden. Francis was also a railroad worker. Pte. Sullivan served in the 75th Battalion of Canadian Infantry.

    Attestation Papers:
    • occupation railway brakeman
      160 lbs. 5' 7"; black eyes & black hair

    WWI service:
    • 7 Casualty Clearing Station June 9, 1917 dangerously wounded with GSW arm & chest and died of wounds the same day.

  • Sources 
    1. [S633] 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. [S498471] 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).

    3. [S499208] '"Ontario Birth Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (Subscription www.ancestry.ca), 032394 Bromley Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S499467] *BMD-Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1747-1967 ", Ancestry.com, ((Ancestry.ca)), St. Pius V, Osceola. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S498488] Mil- Attestation Papers.

    6. [S499797] Mil-WWI Personnel Records of the First World War, Canada., ( Library and Archives Canada . https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/search.aspx.).

    7. [S499798] Mil-Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Veterans Affairs Canada, ((www.veterans.gc.ca/eng)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S499461] Mil-Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, ((www.cwgc.org)), ). (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S779] "Ontario Marriage Registrations online at Ancestry.com", FamilyTree.Com, (subscription www.ancestry.ca), # 010537 Bromley Twp., Renfrew Co., Ontario (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Frank Sullivan Age: 30 Father Name: Peter Sullivan Mother Name: Sullivan Sullivan Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865 Spouse Name: Alice O'Brien Spouse's Age: 27 Spouse Birth Place: Ross Spouse Father Name: John O'Brien Spouse Mother Name : Mary Bulger Name: Frank Sullivan Spouse Name: Alice O'Brien Marriage Date: 8 Nov 1895 Marriage Place: Cobden Registration Number: 53156 Archives of Ontario Microfilm: 87