This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 19714
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 28
- Date of Death: 22.04.1917
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VI.N.2.
- Date of Birth: 13.09.1888
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 42 Kinghorne Road, Dundee
- Occupation: Vanman, Nicol & Smibert, Dundee
Margaret Foy Sutherland, 42 Hospital Wynd, Dundee
James Kenny, 42 Hospital Wynd, Dundee
Mary Ann, Daisy, John, Aggie & Frank
Martha Kenny, 2 Milnes Land, Roods St, Kirriemuir
Robert & Eleanor
More about James Kenny
James Kenny 19714 Scottish Rifles
DUNDEE RIFLEMAN DIES OF WOUNDS.
Intimation has come to hand of the death from wounds on the 22nd of last month of Private James Kenny, Scottish Rifles, son of Mr and Mrs James Kenny, 42 Hospital Wynd, Dundee.
Deceased, who was 28 years of age, was married, and his widow resides at Kinloch Street, Carnoustie. Prior to joining up at the outbreak of hostilities he was employed as a vanman by Nicoll & Smibert, Ltd., bakers and confectioners, Dundee.
Dundee Courier 16th May 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell. Further additional information kindly supplied by Laura Donnachie.
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