Lieutenant Colonel J. S. M. Lenox-Conyngham

Regiment: 6th Batt. Connaught Rangers
Date published: 29/09/1916
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 03/09/1916
Age at death: 54
Cemetery: Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, France
Plot: R. 33.
Information: Lieut.-Colonel J. S. M. Lenox-Conyngham, 6th Batt. Connaught Rangers, who was killed in action on September 3rd, was the third son of the late Sir W. F. Lenox-Conyngham, of Spring Hill, Co. Londonderry. He entered the Connaught Rangers in 1881, and retired in 1912. On the outbreak qf the war he was appointed to the command of the 6th Battalion of his old regiment. He was killed when leading and cheering on his men in the attack upon Guillemont on September 3rd, which was led by his battalion.