Thursday, March 4, 2010

Lawrence McGRATH

Lawrence McGrath was born 23 May 1866 Arichat N.S

married 7 Jan 1911 to Myrtle May AIKENS
in Concord, Mass. She recieved a pension after his death.

His boat/ship was comandeered during WW1 and it was a fishing schooner. He joined the service Navy in 1917.

Died 17 October 1934 in Gloucester, MA has Death Certificate.

He joined the Navy in Boston 4 Sept 1914. Appreciate any help you can give on this

My desire is to learn more about his military career. He was a fisherman prior to the service.

Barbara Cruz 619 465-8837


  1. I posted a response on your 22 Oct Blog a short time ago. Our Great, great grandfather is James McGrath from County Waterford, Ireland. He along with two brothers, Michael and John, emmigrated to Cape Breton circa 1820.

    John McGrath
    Halifax, Nova Scotia

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