Francis Kaveney

Francis Kaveney

Birth 1880 Death 26th Sep 1918 Private
Royal Field Artillery

Personal Details

Place of Birth Sligo , Ireland
Residence at Enlistment 5 Duke Street
Residence (Roll of Honour) 5 Duke Street
Residence 1911 Census Aldershot Army Camp
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended R.C.
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Soldier
Place of Work British Army
Family (Parents and Grandparents) John
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Mary Jolliffe
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s) Philip ,Michael ,Dorothea,Frank
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


Military Cross
Military Cross
The 1914 Star
The 1914 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Royal Field Artillery
Battalion at Enlistment
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment
Date of Enlistment 1901
Place of Enlistment Aldershot
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts Held rank of Sgt in 1914 when unit went to France with BEF ,Was promoted to Sergeant Major in Sept 1914 . Was commisoned as 2nd Lieutenant in Oct 1914 Promoted to Lieutenant in 1915 and againto Capt . in 1917 .He was awarded the Military Cross the same year and was promoted temp. Major in early1918 .
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 38
Date of Death 26th Sep 1918
Regiment at Death Royal Field Artillery
Battalion/Vessel at Death 88th Bty. 14th Bde
Rank at Death Major Temporary
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial BRIE BRITISH CEMETERY
Grave Position IV. B. 7.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-/
Grave/Memorial Country
Private Memorial Memorial headstone in Whitehaven cemetery , St Marys RC Church Cleator WW1 memorial


Notes served as Frank Kavanagh
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