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Colin Gillies Kennedy
- Date of enlistment:
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- Rank: Captain
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: South African Special Service Company
- 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.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
Mary F. Kennedy “Craigmore” Broughty Ferry
James Stewart Kennedy “Craigmore” Broughty Ferry
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
BROUGHTY OFFICER DIES IN NATAL.
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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