Colin Gillies Kennedy

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  • Rank: Captain
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  • Regiment/Service: South African Special Service Company
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  • Place of Death: South Africa
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 21.10.1918
  • Burial Country: South Africa
  • Cemetery: Durban (Stellawood) Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: F.5.

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    Mary F. Kennedy “Craigmore” Broughty Ferry

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    James Stewart Kennedy “Craigmore” Broughty Ferry

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More about Colin Gillies Kennedy

Colin was the brother of Cpt Douglas Stewart Kennedy M.C. of the 62nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps who died 12.03.1918.

Colin Gillies Kennedy   Captain South African Special Service


Captain Colin Gillies Kennedy, Political Officer in Mboyi, German East Africa, has died while on leave in Durban, on 21st October.  Deceased, who was the only surviving son of Mr and Mrs James S. Kennedy, Craigmore, Broughty Ferry, was educated at Oxford and Glenalmond, after which he went to Nyassaland as a civil servant about eight years ago.  He had been in German East Africa for two years.  He was 32 years of age and unmarried.

Broughty Ferry Guide 1st November 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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