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S/31352   Private Robert James Kennedy
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Dated added: 25/04/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, Cameron Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 10/02/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 25
Robert James Kennedy was the second son of William and Sarah Kennedy. Robert was born in Kilrea about 1894. Robert Kennedy enlisted in Glasgow in the spring of 1917. Private Robert Kennedy was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Cameron Highlanders when he was killed in action on Sunday 10th February 1918.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery
  Wancourt, Pas de Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-C-8
CWGC Casualty 301064
Wancourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais. It lies in the valley of the Cojeul River nearly 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery is situated on the south side of this road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Kilrea War Memorial - WW1 Kilrea
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Forgotten Heroes of Kilrea 1914-18 68
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Kennedy family 1901 census lists Robert as age 7 living with the family at house 31 in Kilrea, Londonderry)
2 Photo of Private Robert James Kennedy's grave
3 National Archives UK Medal card of Private Robert James Kennedy can be purchased here
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Robert James Kennedy's grave can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023