Peter Kennedy

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Bo'ness
  • Service no: 10610
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Gordon Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 29.10.1914
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 38

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: St Andrews, Lanarkshire
  • Address: 4 John St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Shipyard Worker
  • Mother:

    Sarah Kennedy, c/o Rocks? Lodging House, Westport, Dundee

  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Peter Kennedy

Peter has no known grave but is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial.

Peter Kennedy   10610   Gordon Highlanders

Private Peter Kennedy, of the 2d Gordon Highlanders, has lost his life.  Nothing had been heard of him for some time, and inquiries were set on foot, with the result that a letter was returned with “Killed in Action” written across it.  Private Kennedy, who was 22 years of age, had served in the Gordons for several years, and prior to enlistment he was a shipyard worker.  His mother, who resides at 4 John Street, earns a living as a match vender, and is well known in the central throughfares of Dundee.

Dundee Courier 6th February 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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