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02/05/2016 The CWGC record Private Robert James Kennedy as the son of W and Sarah Kennedy of Coleraine Street, Kilrea, County Londonderry.
02/05/2016 Robertís younger brother, Able Seaman Perry Kennedy, served with the Royal Navy and survived the war.
02/05/2016 Private Robert J Kennedy is buried in Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery, Wancourt. 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.
02/05/2016 Private Robert Kennedy was serving with the 7th Battalion of the Cameron Highlanders when he was killed in action on Sunday 10th February 1918.
02/05/2016 Robert Kennedy enlisted in Glasgow in the spring of 1917.
02/05/2016 The 1901 census lists Robert as age 7 living with the family at house 31 in Kilrea, County Londonderry. His father was a yardman.
02/05/2016 Known family: William Kennedy, Sarah Kennedy, William Kennedy (born about 1892), Robert Kennedy (born about 1894), Perry Kennedy (born about 1900)
02/05/2016 Robert James Kennedy was the second son of William and Sarah Kennedy. Robert was born in Kilrea about 1894.
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