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   Lieutenant Colonel John Staples Molesworth Lenox-Conyngham
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/06/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Connaught Rangers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 23/11/1861
Died: 03/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 54
John Staples Molesworth Lenox-Conyngham was the third son of Sir William F. Lenox-Conyngham K.C.B. of Springhill House, Moneymore. John S.M. Lenox-Conyngham joined the army in 1881. By 1906 he was second in command of the 2nd Battalion Connaught Ranger. He retired in 1912. At the outbreak of the War he became Commanding Officer of the 6th Battalion Connaught Rangers, He was killed in action on 3rd September 1916 during the Battle of Guillemont.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Carnoy Military Cemetery
  Carnoy, Albert, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave R-33
CWGC Casualty 293036
Carnoy is a village just north of the D938 road from Albert to Peronne, about 10 kilometres east-south-east of Albert. The Military Cemetery is on the south side of the village, on the north side of the road to Maricourt
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Coagh Soldiers and Sailors War Memorial 2013 - WW1- Panel 1 Coagh
2 Moneymore War Memorial Moneymore
3 Desertlyn Church Of Ireland Roll Of Honour WWI Moneymore
4 Coagh War Memorial Coagh
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 164
References and Links
No Link Reference Map Doc
1 Diamond War Memorial Project Details of J S M Lenox-Conyngham
2 Photo of JSM Lenox-Conyngham's grave
3 Hubert Lenox-Conyngham Brother of John S M Lenox-Conyngham
4 Irish Life - Our Heroes Brief details including photo
5 Irish Memorials Lenox-Conyngham Memorial in Armagh Cathedral
6 JSM Lenox-Conyngham Peerage details Includes JSM Lenox-Conyngham birth date
7 Wikitree Geneology of J S M Lenox-Conyngham
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023