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VC653   Henry Edward Kenny

BORN   27 July 1888

DIED   6 May 1979   AGE   90

VC Won   25 September 1915   AGE   

Place VC Won   Near Hulluch, Loos, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Henry Edward Kenny   No.   8655   

VC Issue No.   653   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st Battalion

Later   Queens Lancashire Regiment

Now   Duke of Lancaster Regiment

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   Hackney, London, England

Place Of Death   St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St Mark's Churchyard, Whiteley Village, Hersham, Surrey, England

Cremated   Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St John's, Woking, Surrey, England

Date Buried/Cremated   15 May 1979

Headstone   Unmarked internment   Plot/Grave no.   Plot 109

Gazetted   30 March 1916

VC Presented   20 May 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Display recording his VC action at Whiteley Village Club, Hersham, Surrey

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Maryon Park, Charlton, Greenwich, South East London

By The Way…

He was cremated under name of Harry Kenny

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The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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