The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private F S Kenward


Private Frank Stephen KENWARD, G/4738, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Princess Christian Hospital, Weymouth, 20th April 1915, age 38.

Born Horsted Keynes, Sussex, enlisted  30th November 1914, Bromley, Kent, age 38, height 5ft 6 inches, 162lbs, resided 1 Chapmans Lane, St Pauls Cray, Kent. Formerly labourer.

Husband of Amy Kenward (nee Gasson), of I, St. Paul's Cray Hill, St. Paul's Cray, Kent. Married 24th December 1898, Bromley, Kent.

Children - Frank Allan Kenward, born 28th November 1904, Dartford; Amy Irene Kenward, born 3rd August 1907, Bromley, Kent.

11th March 1915, Posted BEF; 6th April 1915, wounded, gunshot wounds, both knees; 20th April 1915 at Princess Christian Hospital, Weymouth, amputation at thigh; 20th April 1915, died at 10pm from shock of amputation.

6th October 1915, pension of 21/- a week awarded to widow and two children.

Buried  at  Melcombe Regis Cemetery, Plot C.2877. Weymouth, Dorset, at 2.30pm on 22nd April 1915.

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