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Vincent was born in Felling on Tyne, Durham, to James and Mary Anne McShane. He was the brother of John, Frances, Norah and Kathleen. He was educated at St. John's Roman Catholic School, then Armstrong College.
Vincent joined the South Wales Borderers, 2nd Battalion. In October 1914 he received a commission to the Northumberland Fusiliers, 15th Battalion as Lieutenant. He died on 21st August 1915 at the Dardanelles.
19 Oban Terr Gelhy On Tyne, Gateshead (place of residence as entered in the 1911 census)
Vincent is commemorated at the Helles Memorial in Gallipoli, Turkey,
UK Census registers, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
UK Military Service Records, National Archives (available via Ancestry.co.uk)
Newcastle University Archives (Roll of Service, Armstrong College Calendars, The Northerner Student Magazine)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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