James Kenny

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 19714
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 13.09.1888
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 42 Kinghorne Road, Dundee
  • Occupation: Vanman, Nicol & Smibert, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Margaret Foy Sutherland, 42 Hospital Wynd, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Kenny, 42 Hospital Wynd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    Mary Ann, Daisy, John, Aggie & Frank

  • Spouse:

    Martha Kenny, 2 Milnes Land, Roods St, Kirriemuir

  • Children:

    Robert & Eleanor

More about James Kenny

James Kenny   19714   Scottish Rifles


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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