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Sergeant 2096 Roland Isaac Kenney

1st / 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 14th July 1916 (Battle of the Somme) aged 23

  • Buried: Pozieres British Cemetery. Grave ref I.C.14
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals.
  • Enlisted at Coventry in 1914 August, having previously being in the Territorials, and landed in France 22nd March 1915
  • Son of Thomas and Jane Kenney of Stretton-under-Fosse
  • Brother to Emily, Thomas, Ethel and Uncle to Kathleen.
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Monks Kirby and Stretton-under-Fosse

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Jun Qtr 1893 in Brinklow
  • Employed at as a factory hand in a Cycle factory [1911]
  • Lived in Brinklow [1911]
  • More about Roland's enlistment, regiments and the places he served can be found here...

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