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Thomas KENDALL

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Surname: KENDALL

Forename(s): Thomas

Place of Birth: Kendal, Westmorland

Service No: 15578

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion

Division: 25th Division

Age: 24

Date of Death: 1916-07-03

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 7A and 7B.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SEDBERGH, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

Thomas Kendall was the son of John and Mary Jane Kendall, née Graham? John was born at Middleton and Mary Jane at Beathwaite Green, Westmorland.

1901 Shap, Westmorland Census: Wickersgill - Thomas Kendall, aged 9 years, born Hay Fell, Westmorland. [Thomas was living with his brother Albert and sister-in-law Sarah E. Kendall.]

1911 Sedbergh, Yorkshire Census: Millthrop - Thomas Kendal, aged 18, years, born Old Hutton, Westmorland. [Thomas was living with his brother Albert and sister-in-law Sarah Elizabeth Kendal.]

The British Army Service Record for Thomas Kendall exists but may be incomplete.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Thomas Kendall, 15578, 8th South Lancashire Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of entry therein: 28 September 1915.

A short biography of Thomas is included in: ‘Sedbergh and District 1914-1918 - But who shall return the children?’ Compiled by Sedbergh and District History Society. Edited by Diane Elphick (2016).

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 25th Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 25th Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

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Surname: KENDALL

Forename(s): Thomas

Born: Kendal, Westmorland

Residence: Wallasey, Chesh

Enlisted: Birkenhead, Chesh

Number: 15578

Rank: Private

Regiment: Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

Battalion: 8th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 03/07/16

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 17353, Chesh Regt.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: KENDALL

Forename(s): Thomas

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 15578

Rank: Private

Regiment: South Lancashire Regiment

Unit: 8th Bn.

Age: 24

Awards:

Died Date: 03/07/1916

Additional Information: Brother of Ernest Kendall, of 2, Oriel Rd., Bootle, Liverpool.

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‘The Westmorland Gazette’ (2 September 1916)

(Kindly supplied by Sedbergh & District History Society)

SEDBERGH – KILLED IN ACTION

KENDALL, Pte. Thomas, Border Regiment, aged 23.

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1916

KENDALL Thomas of 22 Hazeldene-avenue Liscard Wallasey Cheshire a private in the 8th (service) battalion South Lancashire regiment died 3 July 1916 in France Administration Chester 11 November to Ernest Kendall postman. Effects £34 11s.

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