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Private J Kinnell


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Private James KINNELL, G/23057, 1st  Battalion,  Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, Flanders France, 22nd April 1918, age 42.

Born Leven, Fifeshire, enlisted 11th December 1915, Woolwich, Kent, age 39, height 5ft 4 inches, weight 130lbs, resided 33 Mosslea Road, Penge, SE.  Golf Club maker now munitions worker.

Son of James & Janet Douglas Kinnell, 5 Carberry Road, Leven, Scotland.

Husband of Ellen Edith Kinnell (nee Cannon), of 73, Crampton Road, Penge, London. Married 22nd March 1916, Croydon Register Office. James Kinnell was at this time a widower.

Children - Harry Morris Kinnell, born 19th August 1904, Coulsdon; Stanley David Kinnell, born 16th March 1908, Coulsdon; Getrude Dickenson Kinnell, born 2nd August 1909, Coulsdon; Archibald R Kinnell, born 5th October 1916, Penge.

26th January 1921, other children shown on relatives form, Katie Kinnell, born 13th June; Alex Kinnell, 19th February; Janet Kinnell, 2nd June.

26th January 1921, some children living at Eastbourne Terrace, Clydesdale Road, Mossend, Scotland. Widow living at 73, Crampton Road, Penge, London.

Postings - Home, 11th December 1915 to 31st December 1916; BEF, 1st January 1917 to 22nd April 1918.

Buried at Morbecque British Cemetery, Plot I. Row B. Grave 12., France.


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