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Nelson Clarke Kenny

In memory of:

Lieutenant Nelson Clarke Kenny

May 18, 1917

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James M. and Amy Kenny, of Whitby, Ontario. A land surveyor of British Columbia. Born at Guelph, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 267 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX. B. 12.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of NELSON CLARKE KENNY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Photo from the Orillia Packet, June 1917.  His parents were living at the Fern Cottage, north of Atherley.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Honour Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 31, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y148uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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