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KENNINGTON WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Transcribed David Hughes and Neil Clark 2004

Kennington is in the Ashford area of Kent; the memorial can be found at the junction of Ulley Road/Ball Lane.

Photographs Copyright © Kyle Tallett 2004

1914-1918

ROYAL NAVY

COULTER

Henry Robert

Boy 1st Class J/27718, H.M.S “Goliath”, Royal Navy. Died Gallipoli, Turkey on the 13th May 1915 aged only 16 years.

HIGGINS

Albert Edward

Private CH/1462(S), 1st Royal Marines Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI). Died 28th April 1917.

HOULCROFT

Edward

Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class M/2924. His Majesty’s Submarine “D5”. Royal Navy. Died 3rd November 1914.

KNIGHT

Ernest George

Boy 1st Class J/27640 (note similar number to A.W Taylor’s), H.M.S “Clan McNaughton”. Royal Navy. Died 3rd February 1915 aged only 16 years.

TAYLOR

Arthur William

Ordinary Seaman J/27641 (note similar number to E.G Knight’s), H.M.S “Natal”. Royal Navy. Died 30th December 1915 aged 18 years.

ARMY

JENNINGS

Alexander (Alec) J

Captain, 29th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps (RFC). Formerly Royal Field Artillery (RFA). Formerly Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Died 7th April 1917 aged 22 years.

STUART

John Lachlan

Captain, 2nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Formerly Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant (3123) 16th Lancers (22 years service). Formerly Quartermaster Sergeant, Depot Canterbury, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 23rd October 1918 aged 48 years.

BREMNER

James

Lieutenant, 8th Battalion, Royal Scots. Formerly War Office, London. Died 24th June 1917 aged 27 years.

HIGHT, MC

Norman Dudley John

Second Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Formerly 3rd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Formally (Private 184169) 89th Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Forces (Infantry). Reported missing in action on 21st March 1918 (the first day of the Great German Offensive of 1918) Died 24th March 1918 aged 27 years.

COLLINS

Ernest Archibald

Private G/8946, 7th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 21st / 31st August 1918 aged 28 years. Brother of Harry below.

COLLINS

Harry Wyndham

Private T/203920, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 20th November 1917 aged 25 years. Brother of Ernest above.

GODDEN

Albert

Private G/5099, “A” Company, 8th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). Died 26th September 1915 aged 29 years.

HEAD

William Archibald James

Private 859/S, Royal Marine Engineers. Royal Marines (RM). Died Friday 14th March 1919 (after the Great War ended) aged 23 years.

JONES

Arthur

Private L/8391, 2nd Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died 24th May 1915 aged 25 years

KNIGHT, MM

Albert S

Lance Corporal G/9127, 8th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) Died 4th August 1917 aged 23 years

MARTIN

William John

Lance Corporal G/6744, 11th Battalion, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Died 31st July 1917 aged 22 years.

MORTON

Edgar Douglas

Private 1391, 1/1st (Waldershare Troop), Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles (Yeomanry) (REKMR). Died 22nd May 1915 aged 19 years.

MOORE

William

Private 36625/38625, 3rd Battalion, Essex Regiment Died 12th November 1918

REYNOLDS

William James

Private L/10261, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 16th September 1915 aged 23 years.

SHORTER

Charles

Private 40681, 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Formerly (31130) Northamptonshire Regiment. Died 16th August 1917.

STANFORD

Edward William [Bennett]

Bombardier 82763, 202nd Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery (RGA). Died 24th November 1918 aged 24 years.

STAPLES

Charles Henry

Private 43005, 207th Company, Machine Gun Corps (MGC). Formerly (2610) The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died 28th or 25th September 1917 aged 19 years.

TYRELL

Frederick William

Corporal T/1710, 5th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Iraq 7th January 1916 aged 23 years.

VIDLER

Percy Arthur

Private 2192, 1/1st Regiment, Royal East Kent Yeomanry (REKMR). Died Gallipoli 8th December 1915.

WHITE

George Thomas

Private L/7918, 6th Battalion, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Died Friday 30th November 1917 aged 35 years.

4 November 2004
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