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KETTERING WORLD WAR 1

World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
Compiled and copyright © 2004 Martin Edwards; Research David Goble & Chris Comber
additional information John Stanyard

SURNAMES K
1914-1919

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KAY
Arthur John
Private 285547, 3rd Canadian Infantry (The Central Ontario Regiment) , 1st Canadian Division. Killed in action near Amiens 20 August 1918. Aged 26 Buried in Vis En Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt
KEECH
Albert
Private 72370 92nd Field Ambulance. The Royal Army Medical Corps. Died of wounds 13 July 1917. Aged 32. Son of Samuel & Mary Anne Keech of Deben Villa, Windmill Lane, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Ketteing. Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Belgium.
KEECH
Hubert
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KEEP
Frederick
Private 16167, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action at Montauban 1 July 1916. Aged 25. Son of Walter & Caroline Keep. Born in Woburn Sands and enlisted in Kettering. Bur Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz
KEEP
William
Private 13279, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action 9 May 1915. Aged 22. Son of Walter & Caroline Keep. Born Aspley Guise, and enlisted in Northampton Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial
KELLY
Edgar
Private 10030, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division. Killed in action during the March Retreat 22 March 1918. Aged 25. Son of Freeman and Mary Ann Kelly of 54, Alfred Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial
KENDALL
Herbert Charles
KENNIER
Walter
[KINNEIR on CWGC and SDGW] Private 13005, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Division. Killed in action during the German Offensive on the Marne 27 May 1918. Aged 22. Son of Walter Henry and Nellie Kinneir of 35, Canon Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Commemorated on the Soissons Memorial
KERNICK
John Thomas
Private TF.202042, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Died in France 26 March 1918. Aged 29. Son of Mr & Mrs Kernick of Kettering. Husband of Mrs R A Warner (formerly Kernick) of The Green, Holdenby, Northants. Born in Leighton Buzzard, Beds and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Hancourt British Cemetery.
KIGHTLEY
Cecil Henry
Private 1st Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment. Service No. 3/10411 Son of William and Ada Kightley, Exeter St. Kettering Northants. Died at Hulloch 22/12/15 age 18yrs. Loos Memorial panel 91-93 He was born in Kettering and attended the Boys National School. Worked at Smith, Sheffield and Fosters shoe factory. Enlisted in September 1914, trained at Weymouth and went to France in February 1915.
KILSBY
Arthur Edward
Rifleman 5635 2/18th Battalion, London Regiment (The London Irish Rifles) 60th Division. Killed in action 22 August 1916. Aged 27. Son of Thomas Newman and Eliza Harriett Kilsby of Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Formerly RAMC. Buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont St Eloi
KILSBY
Horace William
Lance Corporal 9545, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action at Richebourg 9 May 1915. Aged 21. Son of Thomas William and Clara Elizabeth Kilsby of 29, Broadway, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial
KIMBERLEY
George
Private G.10345, 10th Battalion, Royal West Surrey Regiment Died at home after the armistice 16 June 1919 Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery.
KING
John Albert
Company Quartermaster Sergeant 9676, 6th Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 14th Light Division Killed in action near Ypres 31 August 1915. Aged 25. Son of Mary King of Kettering. Born in Bringhurst, Leics. and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Ypres Reservoir Cemetery, Belgium
KING
George Henry
Private 3/5929, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division Killed in action near Vermelles. 4 July 1915. Aged 22. Son of Mary King of Kettering. Brother of John Albert King. Born in Bringhurst, Leics and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Quarry Cemetery, Vermelles
KNIGHT, DCM
Alfred John
Private 71088 54th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) Killed in action at Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 22. Son of John & Caroline Knight of 3, Hawthorn Road, Kettering. Born in Irthlingborough and enlisted in Northampton. Formerly with 13987, Northamptonshire Regiment. Buried in Cement House Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium

DCM Citation - London Gazette 25 November 1916:

13967 Pte. A.J. Knight, North'n R.
For conspicuous gallantry in action. Fe fought his machine gun under intense fire throughout the night, displaying great courage and determination.
KNIGHT
Frederick William
Sergeant 34157 75th Field Ambulance The Royal Army Medical Corps Killed in action near Ypres 1 May 1918. Aged 33 Husband of Mrs M. Knight of 19, Princes Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton Buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
KNIGHT
Hector Phillip
Corporal 56 24th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Victoria Brigade) , 2nd Australian Division Killed in action at Passchendaele 10 November 1917. Aged 21. Son of Henry Ernest and Martha Hannah Knight of Manor Farm, Twywell, Thrapston. Born at Walgrave. Buried in Passchendaele New British Cemetery
KNIGHT
Harry
Private G.13134, 6th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 12th Division Killed in action at Arras 7 July 1917. Aged 34. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton Resident of Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial
KNIGHT
Jacob
Private 18314, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division Killed in action 15 January 1917. Aged 39 Husband of Mrs Aoa Knight of 32, Edinburgh Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Wellingborough. Buried in Maroc British Cemetery
KNIGHT
Walter
Sapper 66638 23rd Divisional Signal Company. The Royal Engineers. Killed in action 1 6.17. Aged 19. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Chelsea. Resident of Fulham Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres.

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