Matthew Kennedy

Matthew Kennedy

Birth 1893 Death 27th Jan 1917 Private
Border Regiment
Service #30101

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment 37 Wyndham Street , Cleator Moor
Residence (Roll of Honour) Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census Charlton Cottage , Leamington , Northumberland
School(s) Attended St Patricks
Religion/Church Attended R.C.
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Coal Miner
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) James & Margaret Kennedy
Siblings William J, James , Mary E, Thomas , Michael, Peterr, Patrick
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour Brother of Michael Kennedy 6th Borders KIA 25 Aug 1915


The 1914-15 Star
The 1914-15 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 5th
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 3092
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment Whitehaven
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 25
Date of Death 27th Jan 1917
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 1st
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 30101
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave Position Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-matthew/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial St Marys RC Church WW1 memorial


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