Diamond War Memorial Project

Private Daniel O’Kane

14th Battalion, Machine Gun Battery, 1st Canadian Division. Regimental Number 46872
Born: ---- Died: 1916-06-03 Aged: 37 Enlisted: ------

Name recorded on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Name also commemorated on the Diamond War Memorial.

Son of Mary Greer/O’Kane, and brother and brother-in-law of Susan and Edward McSheffrey, 28, Fahan Street, Derry. Brother of Mary, Fortingale Street, Belfast.

Lieutenant J. Kennett Nesbitt, of the Canadian Contingent, in expressing his sympathy with deceased’s mother, said that Private O’Kane, while making an attack, was shot through the head and died instantly.