Lieutenant ColonelLENOX-CONYNGHAM, JOHN STAPLES MOLESWORTH

Died 03/09/1916

Aged 54

Cdg. 6th Bn.
Connaught Rangers

Third son of Sir Wm. F. Lenox-Conyngham, K.C.B., of Spring Hill, Moneymore, Co. Londonderry; husband of Violet Lenox-Conyngham (nee Donaldson). Served with 1st and 2nd Bn. Connaught Rangers from 1881 to 1911; recalled Oct. 1914, to command 6th Bn., which he trained from its beginning. Proceeded to France, Oct. 1915.

Inscription

O DEATH,WHERE IS THY STING ?

Buried at CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY

Location: Somme, France
Number of casualties: 827

Cemetery/memorial reference: R. 33.

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