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SURNAMES - K

KAILE Harry John
Fireman, Stratford - Private 23546, 2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 27 June 1916. Aged 29. Born Chelmsford, Essex. Son of Harry and Kate Kaile, of 78, Buckingham Rd., London, N.1. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1905. Enlisted 5 September 1914 in Stratford. Formerly H/23230, Reseve Cavalry Regiment. Buried in BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 14.
KAIN Albert
Vanguard, Goodman's Yard, London Cartage Committee - Private 11372, 7th Battalion Duke Of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Killed in action 3 September 1916. Aged 21. Born Bethnal Green, London. Resident Old Ford, London. Son of Mrs. Florrie Kain, of 1, Alfred Place, Russia Lane, Bethnal Green, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1910. Enlisted 29 August 1914 at 10, Victoria Park Rd., Hackney, London. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 B.
KEEP Arthur Eastbury
Painter, Temple Mills, Wagon Department - Rifleman R/28586, 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action 19 December 1916. Aged 38. Born Barkingside, Essex. Baptised 10 March 1878 in Barking, Essex, son of Thomas and Bridget Keep. Joined Great Eastern Railway May 1898. Married Emily Kilborn in Bethnal Green in 1911. Enlisted June 1916 in Leyton, Essex. In the 1911 census he was aged 33, unmarried, born Barking, Essex, a Painter Waggon Railway, resident with his brother at 13, Sedgwick Road Leyton E., Low Leyton, London & Essex. In the 1901 census he was aged 23, born Barking, a Painter in Railway Carriage Factory, resident with his widowed mother, Bridget Keep, at 66, Goldsmith Road, Low Leyton, West Ham, London & Essex. Buried in ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row Y. Grave 11.
KELLEY Joseph Ernest
Fireman, Stratford - Sergeant 230376, 2nd/4th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers), London Regiment. Died of wounds (gas poisoning) 4 August 1918. Aged 28. Born Shoreditch. Resident Leytonstone. Son of John and Hannah Kelley, of 2, The Crescent, Temple Mills, Stratford, London. Native of Haggerston, London. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1911. Enlisted 1914 in London. Buried in, PERNOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HALLOY-LES-PERNOIS, Somme, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 10.
KELLEY Alfred
[Listed as KELLY on memorial] Extra Porter - Private 3/9248, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13 November 1916. Born Cambridge, St. Matthews. Son of Thomas Kelley, of 63 Fitzroy Street, Cambridge. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1912. Attested 16 June 1905 at Cambridge as Private 6992, Suffolk Regiment, aged 18 years 10 months, a Labourer, height 5 feet 3¾ inches, chest 36½ inches, sallow complexion, grey eyes, light brown hair, discharge 4 September 1905 as "Not likely to become an efficient soldier". Buried in QUEENS CEMETERY, PUISIEUX, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section A. Grave 1. Enlisted in Cambridge. See also Cambridge Guildhall and Cambridge St. Matthews
KEMP Alfred Coleman
Porter, Yarmouth - Private 41679, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Died of wounds 31 January 1917. Aged 20. Born and resident Belton, Suffolk. Son of Edward and Alice Mary Kemp, of Belton, Great Yarmouth. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1912. Enlisted February 1916 in Great Yarmouth. Formerly 5155, Norfolk Regiment. Buried in GROVE TOWN CEMETERY, MEAULTE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row N. Grave 1.
KEMP James [Lewis]
Goods Porter, Devonshire Street - Corporal 7996, 1st Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 17 September 1916. Aged 31. Born Tilbury Halstead, Essex. Resident Tilbury. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1911. Enlisted September 1914 in Halstead. In the 1911 cenus he was aged 25, born Tilbery (sic), Essex, serving in Fyzabad, India, as a Private, 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot II. Row H. Grave 46. Also commemorated on St Margaret, Tilbury Juxta Clare memorial, Essex.
KENINGALE Ernest William
[Listed as J W KENINGDALE on memorial] Porter/Signalman, Billericay - Private 22855, 9th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 5 June 1917. Aged 27. Born Brentwood, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway August 1907. Enlisted November 1915 in Warley. Buried in CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row L. Grave 2.
KENT Henry A
Donkeyman, SS Dresden - Able Seaman 912045, H.M.S. "Louvain", Mercantile Marine Reserve. Lost with his ship when it was sunk in the Eastern Mediterranean 21 January 1918. Husband of Mary M. Kent, of 40, Albany Rd, Gillingham, Kent. Joined Great Eastern Railway 1898. No known grave. Commemorated on PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Devon. Panel 31.
KERR J C B
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KESTER David [Beaumont]
Platelayer, Fulbourn - Private 59859, 3rd Battalion., Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of influenza in United Kingdom 3 November 1918. Aged 28. Born Teversham, Cambs. Son of Alfred and Sarah Ann Kester, husband of Esther Kester, of Teversham. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1915. Enlisted July 1918 in Cambridge. Buried at the South-East corner, near the entrance in TEVERSHAM (ALL SAINTS) CHURCHYARD, Cambridgeshire. See also Teverhsam, Cambridgeshire
KETTLE Felix Marmaduke
Porter, Wroxham - Sapper WR/26224, Railway Operating Division, Royal Engineers. Died at the Norfolk War Hospital, Thorpe, Norwich, 6 December 1918. Aged 21. Joined Great Eastern Railway October 1913. Enlisted 1916. Buried South-West of St. Martin's Church in OVERSTRAND (ST. MARTIN) CHURCHYARD AND EXTENSION, Norfolk. See also Cromer
KIDDY Ernest
Vanguard, Bishopsgate Goods - Private 680732, 2nd/22nd (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's) London Regiment. Killed in action in Egyptian Theatre of War 30 December 1917. Resident Walthamstow. Joined Great Eastern Railway September 1912. Enlisted September 1914 in Bermondsey. Buried in JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section P. Grave 100.
KIDMAN Robert Charles
Steward, Hook of Holland Service - Private 12661, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died of wounds 10 May 1915. Aged 21. Born 15 May 1894 in Ramsey, Essex. Son of Charles and Jane Kidman, of 28, Hamilton St., Parkeston, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway 6 May 1909. Enlisted in Harwich, Essex. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 12.
KIMM Thomas Ernest
Booking Clerk, Brimsdown - Private G/378, 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 4 November 1915. Aged 20. Born Manor Park, Essex. Son of Thomas Frederick and Beatrice Kimm, of Stonycroft, Brimsdown, Enfield Highway, Middx. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1911. Enlisted May 1915 in Ponders End, Middlesex. No known grave. Commemorated at LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 99 to 101.
KING Arthur
Goods Porter, Cavendish - Private WR/290327, 96th Light Railway Operating Company, Royal Engineers. Died of bronchitis 4 December 1918. Aged 28. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1914. Husband of Florence Kate King, of Lower St., Cavendish, Suffolk. Enlisted April 1917. Buried in CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, Egypt. Section Q. Grave 149. See also Cavendish, Suffolk
KING, MiD Frederick
Vangaurd, Bishospgate - Private 242094, 2nd/5th Battalion (Territorial), Gloucestershire Regiment. Killed in action 1 September 1918. Born Walthamstow. Joined Great Eastern Railway November 1912. Enlisted 10 November 1914 in Walthamstow. Mentioned in Despatches (MiD). Formerly 2990, 7th Battalion, Essex Regiment. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot II. Row K. Grave 12.
KNIGHTS Archibald
Porter, Walton on Naze- Private 70249, 1st Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of Malaria in India 12 August 1920. Aged 21. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1916. Enlisted May 1918. Buried in JUBBULPORE CANTONMENT CEMETERY, India. Plot CE/9. Row F. Grave 34.
KNIGHTS Robert
Scotcher, Norwich (Thorpe) - Private 13229, 8th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 5 October 1918. Aged 18. Born St. Martin's at Palace, Norwich, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway March 1912. Enlisted September 1914 in Norwich, Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.
KNOTT William
Clerk, London Divisional Commercial Superintendent's Office- Private 43144, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Died at sea 17 April 1917. Aged 25. Born Broxbourne, Herts. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Knott, of High Rd., Turnford, Broxbourne, Herts. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1905. Enlisted March 1916 in London, St. Paul's Churchyard. Formerly 27028, Bedfordshire Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Turnford, Hertfordshire, a Railway Clerk, resident with his parents, Joseph John and Hannah Knott, at 4, Turnford Hall Cottages, Turnford, Broxbourne, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. No known grave. Commemorated on HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL, SOUTHAMPTON, Hampshire.
KOSSAK Lawrence
Carriage Washer - Private G/2184, 12th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Killed in action 14 July 1916. Aged 36. Born Stratford, Essex. Joined Great Eastern Railway circa 1898. Enlisted September 1914 in Stratford, Essex. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (D.C.M.). In the 1891 census he was aged 12, born Essex, working in Jute Factory, resident with his parents, Ernest and Eliza Kossack, in Burford Road, West Ham, London & Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

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