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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,
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The War Graves Photographic Project. The University of Durham Roll of Service 1914 – 1919. 1911 Census. Durham University Gazette, Vol II, 1912-1929. Ancestry military records. Ancestry Medal Roll Index Card.
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