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Place of Birth: Clitheroe, Lancashire
Service No: 18005
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 10th (Service) Battalion
Division: 23rd Division
Date of Death: 1918-08-26
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: GIAVERA MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
Edwin Kenyon was the son of Edwin and Emily Kenyon, née Roberts. Edwin, senior, may have been born at Clitheroe, Lancashire. Emily was born either at Denbigh, or in the county of Denbighshire, Wales.
1901 Haworth, Yorkshire Census: 6, Wren Street - Edwin Kenyon, aged 6 years, born Clitheroe, Lancashire, son of Emily Kenyon (married).
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: 15, York Street - Teddy Kenyon, aged 16 years, born Clitheroe, Lancashire, son of Emily Kenyon (married).
Edwin was married to May Rimmington in 1918.
Edwin's sister, Clarice, married Gunner Lapadge Monks (826580) (q.v.).
The British Army Service Record for Edwin Kenyon exists but may be incomplete.
A short biography of Edwin is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
KENYON, Edwin, aged 24, West Riding Regiment, formerly of 54, Willowbank, [Barnoldswick], killed in action, Italy, Aug. 28, 1918.
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Private Edwin KENYON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 23rd Division
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