Private John Kenny (Kenney), 59986

Soldier Factfile

Name:  Private John Kenny (Kenney), 59986


Date of Birth:   1898


Address:   77, Church Lane, Anstey


Parents Names: 

James Kenney (Labourer)

Ellen


Occupation before the war:   Boot Trade worker


Siblings Names:

Joseph b 1997  |  James b 1888  |  Ellen b1890  |  Fred b1892  |  William b1894  |

Elizabeth b1896  |  Benjamin b 1895  |  Jesse b 1900


Date Died:   9.11.1917


Age:   18


Place of Death:   Ypres


Place of Burial/Memorial:  Tyne Cot Mem., Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen


Cause of death:   Killed in action


Regiment:

95th Company

Unit – Machine Gun Corps(Infantry)


Medals:

Victory Medal

British Medal


Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted in Loughborough
  • Former Unit – Leicestershire Regiment 4583
  • Effects left to his mother Ellen
  • Brother also died at Ypres 12.10.1917