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Wilfred Kennedy

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Portrait, Sapper Wilfred Kennedy (4/770) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Phil Beattie & Matt Pomeroy. No Known Copyright.

Portrait, Sapper Wilfred Kennedy (4/770) from the Weekly News. Kindly provided by Onward Project, Ph …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Kennedy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/770 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 October 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Deeds Office, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 W.F. Kennedy (father), Patea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/770 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      157 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Fletcher Kennedy and Rosamond Kennedy, of 74, Carlton Avenue, Wanganui

    Native of Nelson

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

    Killed in action, 10 August 1915.

    Parents: William Fletcher Kennedy and Rosamond Kennedy, 74 Carlton Avenue, Wanganui. Native of Nelson AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • In loving memory, your sacrifice is not forgotten
    Public - Richard Kennedy - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2020MonicaMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher
23 April 2015Richard KennedyTwin Water, QldOther Relative
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