Shannon, James Patrick

Branch: British Army; Irish Fusiliers

James was born in County Antrim, Ireland in 1879. He joined the Irish Fusiliers in 1898 and served in both the Boer War and the First World War. James came to the South Peace with his wife Rosina and their daughter in 1927 and filed on homesteads at SW 12-78-26-W5, SW 26-73-9-W6, and SE 27-73-9-W6. He died on August 23, 1935 and was buried in the Emerson Trail Cemetery.

Sources: Pioneer Round Up p. 702