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KELLY, DSM

Joseph Henry

Second Hand 2882/DA, H.M.S. "Q.20", Royal Naval Reserve. Died 29th March 1917. Aged 38. Son of Jack Kelly, of Peel, Isle of Man; husband of Elizabeth Kelly, of Wharf Cottage, 2, Belvedere Rd., Lowestoft. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.), London Gazette 12th May 1917 paes 4627-4628. Buried in HASLAR ROYAL NAVAL CEMETERY, Hampshire. Plot E. Row 28. Grave 1. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

KEMP Horace
Skipper 1905, H.M. Drifter "Launch Out", Royal Naval Reserve. Died of wounds 29 October 1916. Buried in LOWESTOFT (KIRKLEY) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section W. Grave 55. See also Lowestoft, Sailors & Fishermen's Bethel and Lowestoft St Margaret's
KEMP James [William]
Private 3417, 1/4th Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Died at sea 25 September 1915. Aged 36. Enlisted Norwich. Son of James William and Mary Kemp; husband of Hannah Maria Tyrrell (formerly Kemp), of 3, Old Barge Yard, King St., Norwich. Born at Somerleyton, Lowestoft. Buried in PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY, Malta. Plot B. Row XIV. Grave 3. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KEMP William [Charles]
Second Hand 747/DA, H.M.S. "Zaria", Royal Naval Reserve. Died in Balfour Hospital, Kirkwall, from diabetes mellitis 17 February 1919. Aged 22. Son of Charles Kemp; husband of Louie Kemp, of "Tshikapa," Junction Rd., Kirkwall. Born at Lowestoft 29 May 1896. Buried in KIRKWALL (ST. OLAF'S) CEMETERY, Orkney. Plot/Row/Section 1. Grave 19. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KENT Charles William
Rifleman 6237, 2/17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar and Stepney Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 7 August 1916. Aged 25. Enlisted Lowestoft. Son of George and Janet Kent, of Lowestoft. Formerly 2076, 6th Battalion, Suffolk Cyclists. Buried in ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 25. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KENT John Charles
Private 43018, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.Died 12 October 1916. Aged 24. Enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 1457, Suffolk (Cyclist) Regiment. Son of Mrs. Emma Kent, of 9, White Horse St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KENT Walter Ernest
Deck Hand 5753DA, H.M. Trawler Pricess Beatrice (Minesweeper), Royal Naval Reserve. Blown up 5 October 1914. Aged 22. Son of William and Mary Ann Kent, of 44, Rotterdam Rd., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 8. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
KERRIDGE John James
Private G/2732, 7th Battalion, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). Killed in action in France 12 August 1916. Born Cransford, Framlingham. enlisted and resident Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KING Frederick V
Rifleman C/443, 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Killed in action in France 28 January 1916. Born Norwich, enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 101 and 102. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KIRBY Francis George
Private 23471, 7th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action in France 3 July 1916. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KIRK R
Company Sergeant Major, Suffolk Regiment. Killed. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KIRK Thomas Hugh
Private 3595, New Zealand Medical Corps. Believed drowned on the transport 'Marquette; sunk by torpedo 23 October 1915. Next of kin Mrs K Kirk, of Lowestoft, England. No known grave. Commemorated on the MIKRA MEMORIAL, Greece. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KNIGHTS

George [William]

Private 6764, 1st Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Killed in action 24 August 1914 in France & Flanders. Aged 29. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Norwich, Norfolk. Son of Charles and Margaret Knights, of 18, Alma Rd., Lowestoft; husband of Victoria L. Massey (formerly Knights), of 45, Clemence St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on LA FERTE-SOUS-JOUARRE MEMORIAL, Seine-et-Marne, France. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's and Lowestoft St John's

KNIGHTS George Samuel
Born Lowestoft 9 December 1881. Engineman in the Royal Naval Reserve on HM Drifter Michaelmas Daisy, his service number was 4133ES (Ch). He was killed by a mine on 26 November 1916, his body was not recovered for burial. His parents were Robert and Johanna Knights, living 97 Woolaston Road, Lowestoft Suffolk and his next of kin was his wife Agnes May Knights, formerly Carter, living 29 East Street, Beach, Lowestoft. His name is also on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 19. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KNIGHTS Herbert [Alfred]
Private 23180, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 20 July 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 21. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Charles and Emma Knights, of 7, Erskine Place, Factory St., Lowestoft. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KNIGHTS John Henry
Engineman 3881/DA, H.M.S. Vigorous, Royal Naval Reserve. Died in hospital at Larne from congestion of lungs following influenza 1 August 1918. Born 1888. Married Louisa Cropley in 1913. In the 1901 census he was aged 17, born Lowestoft, a Cooper's Apprentice, resident with his parents, William and Elizabeth, at 10, Barcham Square, Lowestoft, Mutford, Suffolk. Buried in LARNE NEW CEMETERY, County Antrim. Section 4A. Grave 1407. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KNIGHTS Reuben Arthur
[Listed as KNIGHT on CWGC and in Canadian Archives, 209th Battalion in memorial book] Private 253011, 10th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action in France 28 April 1917 during the attack on, and capture of, Arleux-en-Gohelle. Born 27 June 1884 in Lowestoft. Brother of William F Knight. Carpentrer by trade. Attested and passed fit 29th May 1916 in Swiftcurrent, Saskatewan, Canada, aged 31 years 11 months, height 5 feet 6½ inches, chest 35 inches, dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair; reiligous denomination Methodist. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMRIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5229 - 27 See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KNIGHTS Robert James
Acting Corporal 200156, 1/4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 8 August 1918 in France & Flanders. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 1504, Suffolk Regiment. Buried in HEATH CEMETERY, HARBONNIERES, Somme, France. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 12. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's
KNOWLES Frederick [George]
Private 35176, 1/4th Battakion (Territorial Force), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 31 July 1917. Aged 32. Born Bushey, Hertfordshire, enlisted Lowestoft. Son of George and Eunice Knowles, of "Round Bush," Aldenham, Watford; husband of Annie Knowles, of "Tudor," Warren Rd., Lowestoft. Formerly 31434, Suffolk Regiment. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 41 and 43. See also Lowestoft St Margaret's

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