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VC429   Paul Aloysius Kenna

BORN   16 August 1862

DIED   30 August 1915  AGE   53

VC Won   2 September 1898   AGE   36

Place VC Won   Khartoum

War/Campaign  Sudanese War

Name   Paul Aloysius Kenna   No.    

VC Issue No.   429   Awards   VC   DSO

Regiment   21st (Empress of India's) Lancers

Later   Queens Royal Lancers

Now   The Royal Lancers

Rank VC Won   Captain

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier - General

Place Of Birth   Oakfield House, 22 Richmond Terrace, Everton, Liverpool, England

Place Of Death   Field Ambulance Station near Chocolate Hill, Gallipoli, Turkey

Buried/Location Ashes   Lala Baba Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)   Plot/Grave no.   Plot II, Row A, Grave 1

Gazetted   15 November 1898

VC Presented   6 January 1899 by Queen Victoria at Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England


Headstone, Lala Baba Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey

Plaque at Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Name on Victoria Cross Memorial, Liverpool Town Hall, Liverpool

P  Name on Victora Cross Memorial, Abercromby Square, Liverpool

P  Name on memorial, Sandhurst Memorial Chapel, Camberley, Surrey

P  Named on war memorial, North Kilworth, Leicestershire

P  Named on roll of honour, St Andrews Church, North Kilworth, Leicestershire

Memorial, main hall, St Francis Xavier College, Beaconsfield Road, Liverpool

By The Way…

Member of the British Olympic Equestrian Team in the 1912 Stokholm Olympics

VC Held By

Queen's Royal Lancers Regiment Museum, Thoresby Courtyard, Thoresby Park, Perlethorpe, Nottinghamshire



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VC Ephemera

Sudasese War