1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Martin Francis Kennedy

Contributed by: Angela Kennedy, on 2008-11-11

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First Name Martin Francis
Surname Kennedy
Year of Birth 1899
Year of Death 1918
Regiment South Irish Horse
Place of Wartime Residence Lisheenataggart, Thurles, Co Tipperary, Ireland

Martin Francis's Story

Martin ran away and joined the army in 1916 when he was just sixteen. His parents bought him out but he ran away and joined up again. He served in the South Irish Horse and the Dorset Yeomanry. He died in Egypt on 17/11/1918, apparently of Fever. He is buried in Hadra Cemetery in Alexandria, Egypt

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