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KENNETT - Roll of Honour

World War 1 and 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2000 Dave Edwards

This memorial is a plaque inside the Church.

  1914 - 1918
Harry BARBER Royal Fusiliers. Acting Corporal, 36318, 11th Battalion. Killed in action Tuesday, 23rd October 1917 in France & Flanders. Age 20. Enlisted Newmarket, resident Kennett. Son of George and Harriett Barber, of Barrow Green, Barrow, Bury St. Edmund's. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A
Ernest Thomas BULLETT Coldstream Guards Pte. 5th Reserve Bt., d 10/2/1915, age 23, wounded at La Bassee and died at Newcastle Hospital. Buried: KENNETT (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. Son of Walter and Eliza Maria Bullett, of Station Yard, Kennett. Born Kentford, Suffolk, enlisted Walthamstow, Essex, resident Kennett.
Arthur Edward HARDING R.H.A. Drv. 20th Trench Mortar Bty., Royal Field Artillery, died of wounds 5/10/1916, age 26, buried: GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Son of Charles and Sarah Ann Harding, of Hall Cottages, Kennett, Newmarket, Cambs. Born Newmarket, enlisted Consett, Durham.
Benjamin LAWRENCE East Kent Reg. 6th Bt. (From gravestone - Gassed 14/3/1916 at Halluch, France, d 2/3/1917 (N.B. 1917 on gravestone, 1919 CWGC - as he does not appear in the SDGW 1919 would seem more appropriate), age 22 at Kennett). Buried in Kennett Churchyard.
William MOSS R.N. probably: William Moss, Boy 1st Class J/22017 H.M.S. "Bulwark.", Royal Navy who died on Thursday, 26th November 1914. Age 17. Son of William and Ann Moss, of Little Livermere, Suffolk. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 3.
Albert Edward TIMMINS Grenadier Guards 3rd Bt., d 8/10/1915, commemorated: LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Edward and Martha Elizabeth Timmins. Born Flanhamlock, Brecon, enlisted Bury St. Edmund's.
  1939 - 1945
Roy Ernest NEWMAN Sgt. 202 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R., d 4/8/1943, age 22, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom. Son of Herbert William and Annie Newman, of Kennett, Cambridgeshire.
Charles Alexander SORE Spr. 705 Army Troops Coy., Royal Engineers, d 26/9/1944, age 43, buried: TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERY, Calvados, France. Son of Henry and Minnie Sore; husband of Mabel Gladys Sore, of Kennett, Cambridgeshire.
[Frederick] Walter Ollis STREET-PORTER F/O, 114 Sqdn. R.A.F.V.R., d 14/1/1942, commemorated: RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey, United Kingdom.
Kenneth Reginald TURNER Possibly: Flt. Sgt. 55 Sqdn., R.A.F., d 7/4/1944, age 21, buried: ASSISI WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Son of Reginald Ernest Willie and Elizabeth Mary Turner.

2 November 2001

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