Francis Leo McKeon (1893 - 1974)

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Nicknames: "Leo Mckeon"
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Birthplace: Waterford, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
Death: Died in Canada
Managed by: Paul Holman
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Leo McKeon's Timeline

1893
October 12, 1893
Waterford, Waterford, County Waterford, Ireland
1901
March 31, 1901
Age 7
Tramore, Waterford, Ireland

McKeon James 43 Male Head of Family Roman Catholic Co Waterford Telegraph Superintendent Read and write - Married -
McKeon Gertrude 34 Female Wife Roman Catholic Waterford City - Read and write - Married -
McKeon Anna 10 Female Daughter Roman Catholic Waterford City Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
McKeon James Edward 9 Male Son Roman Catholic Waterford City Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
McKeon Leo 7 Male Son Roman Catholic Waterford City Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
McKeon Richard 6 Male Son Roman Catholic Waterford City Scholar Read and write - Not Married -
McKeon Mary 1 Female Daughter Roman Catholic Co Waterford - Cannot read - Not Married -

http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Waterford/Tramore/...

1911
April 2, 1911
Age 17
Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales

RG14PN33150 RG78PN1900 RD601 SD2 ED6 SN58
29 Hawkestone Road Pembroke Dock

MCKEON, James Head Married M 53 1858 Postmaster Waterford Tramore
MCKEON, Gertrude Wife Married
21 years F 44 1867 Waterford
MCKEON, Anna Daughter Single F 20 1891 Sorting Clerk And Telegraphist Waterford
MCKEON, James Edward Son Single M 19 1892 Bank Clerk Waterford
MCKEON, Francis Leo Son Single M 17 1894 School Waterford
MCKEON, Richard Son Single M 16 1895 School Waterford
MCKEON, Maura Daughter Single F 11 1900 School Waterford Tramore
MCKEON, Gertrude Veronica Daughter Single F 5 1906 Pembroke Pembroke Dock

September, 1911
Age 17

Ref: http://www.archives.thepenvro.com/pmags/P11-December.pdf (The Penvro County School Managzine)

L.F McKeon ...[sailed to] Canada in August, ans is now learning to Farm at Spy Hill, Saskatchewan

Canadian Passenger lists show him arriving into Quebec from Liverpool on the 7th September 1911

1915
January 6, 1915
- August 29, 1919
Age 21

Tpr. F.L. McKeon, 10th Batt. Canadian Mounted Rifles

Canadian Overseas Attestation Papers
Name: Francis Leo McKeon
Bord: Waterford, Ireland
Next of Kin: James McKeon (father) Loughborough, En
DoB : October 12th 1893
Occ: Farmer
Married: No
Declaration : January 6th 1915
Height: 5ft 10in
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Dark Brown
Religion: Roman Catholic

http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cef/001042-119.01-e.ph...

Name: MCKEON, FRANCIS LEO
Rank: SGT
Regimental number(s): 551398
Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 6986 - 43
Date of Birth: 12/10/1893

See: http://www.cefresearch.com/matrix/Army%20Troops/1st%20Echelon/Caval...

- May 1916 3rd Div. amalgamated into "Canadian Corps Cavalry Regiment"
- Feb 1917 - renamed "Canadian Light Horse"

Also http://data4.collectionscanada.ca/netacgi/nph-brs?s1=Canadian+Light...

1916
1916
Age 22

Listed: 18, Spy Hill, Saltcoats, Saskatchewan, Canada

Name: McKeon, Leo
Service Militaire: O
Lodger, Single, Aged 21, born in Ireland
Religion: Anglican (! - a guess perhaps)
Arrived : 1912
Nationality: Canadian
Speaks: English (no French)
Can Read & Write
Soldier

1920
July 30, 1920
Age 26

Ref: Canada, Ocean Arrivals (Form 30A),
Name: McKeon, Richard
Age: 25
Birthplace: Waterford
Intended Occupation: Farm Worker
Citizenship: English
Religion: RC
Money: $25
Intend to remain permanently: Yes
Destined to: Brother, Mr F L McKeon, Spy Hill Sask
Father: Mr J MecKeon, 160 Ashby Road Loughborough

1974
August 23, 1974
Age 80
Canada

Name: Francis Leo McKeon
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1894
Death Age: 80
Death Date: 23 Aug 1974
Death Location: Vancouver
Registration number: 1974-09-013027
BCA Number: B13335
GSU Number: 2050339

Source Information:

Ancestry.com. British Columbia, Canada, Death Index, 1872-1990