Joseph Kenny

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 24609
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 97th Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 22
  • Date of Death: 18.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 5C & 12C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Lochee, Dundee
  • Address: 60 Logie Street, Lochee.
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Kenny, nee Youngson

  • Father:

    Edward Kenny, 60 Logie St, Lochee

  • Siblings:

    Catherine, 60 Logie St, Lochee & Edward

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Joseph Kenny

Joseph has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial. He was the brother of Pte Edward Kenny, S/10299, 2nd Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action, 14.03.1917.

Joseph Kenny   24609   Machine Gun Corps

KENNY___Killed in action, on 18th November, Joseph Kenny, son of Edward Kenny, Logie Street, Lochee, aged 22 years. – Inserted by his sorrowing father, brother, and sisters.

Dundee People’s Journal 23rd December 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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