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Compiled and Copyright © Transcribed Bill Ball 2005

KEIGHTLEY Samuel James Kirby
Corporal 1233, 2nd/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire yeomanry.
Private R4/066208. 4 Base Remount Dedpot, Royal Army Service Corps.
KELLY Oliver
Able Seaman (Trimmer) 511TS, HMPMS Queen of the North, Royal Navy.
KELSEY Alfred Alexander
Private 40659, Leicestershire Regiment.
KENT James A J
Private 203745, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.


Thomas Abner

Ordinary Seaman J/31055, H.M.S. Formidable, Royal Navy. Died when the ship was sunk by torpedo from German submarine U24 off Portland Bill, in the English Channel 1st January 1915. Aged 18. Son of Alice S. Lee (formerly Kent), of 55, Bailgate, Lincoln, and the late J. P. Kent. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAl, Devon. Column 6. See also Lincoln St Mary Magdalene.

KERSHAW Robert William
Passenger Dept. Private 27257, 1st Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died of wounds 20th October 1916. Aged 19. Enlisted Lincoln. Son of Helen Smith (formerly Kershaw), of 52, Foster St., Lincoln, and the late Richard Kershaw. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE. Somme, France. Plot I. Row N. Grave 35. See also Lincoln Railway Station Memorial
[Ernest V on All Saints] Corporal 1488, 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 13th October 1915. Born Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, enlisted Lincoln. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIUAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 31 to 34. See also Lincoln All Saints
KEY Reginald Hugh
Private 227044, Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Lance Corporal 3026, 1st/24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's), London Regiment. Died of wounds 19th October 1915. Aged 22. Enlisted Kennington, residet Lincoln. Son of James and Emma Keyworth, of Lincoln. Awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) and Medal of St George (2nd Class) of Russian. Buried in ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 2. An extract from the London Gazette records the following: "His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to approve of the award of the Victoria Cross to No 3026 Lance- Cpl Leonard James Keyworth, 24th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regt, (The Queen's) Territorial Force. For most conspicuous bravery at Givenchy on the night of 25-26th May, 1915. After the assault on the German possition by the 24th Battalion, London Regt, efforts were made by that Unit to follow up their sucess by a bomb attack, during the progress of which 58 men out of a total 75 became casualties. During this very fierce encounter Lance-Cpl Keyworth stood fully exsposed for 2 hours on the top of the enemy's parapet, and threw about 150 bombs amongst the Germans, who were only a few yards away. For further details see Lincoln St Swithins.
KILMINSTER William Thomas
Private 18362, 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
KING Francis John
Private 778867, 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment). Died 30th September 1918. Aged 39. Born 1st October 1893 in Lincoln. Son of John and Sarah King, of 4, Spital St., Newport, Lincoln. Farmer by trade. Unmarried. Resident Woburn, Ontario, Canada. Enlisted and passed fit 24th February 1916 at Agincourt, Ontario, Canada. Height 5 feet 5 inches, girth 38 inches, complexion fair, eyes grey, ahir browm; religion Church of England. Buried in CANADA CEMETERY, TILLOY-LES-CAMBRAI, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 5. National Archives of Canada Accession reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5163 - 8. Also see Lincoln St Nicholas.
KING Harry
Private 99341, 8th Company, Machine Gun Cortps (Infantry).
KING John William
Private 201616, 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
Private TR6/287, 11th Training Reserve.
KIRK Andrew
Private 27263, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancashire Regiment).
KIRK James Robert
Private 7918, "B" Company, 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.
[Listed as Arthur on All Saints Memorial] Private 201218, 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Killed in action 21st March 1918. Enlisted Lincoln. o known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3 and 4. See also Lincoln All Saints
Private 8256, 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

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