Casualty details

KENNA, PAUL ALOYSIUS

Rank:
Brigadier General
Date of Death:
30/08/1915
Age:
53
Regiment/Service:
General Staff
 
Cdg. 3rd Mounted Brigade and A.D.C. 21st (Empress of India's) Lancers
Awards:
V C, D S O
Grave Reference
II. A. 1.
Cemetery
LALA BABA CEMETERY

Additional Information:

Husband of Angela Mary Kenna, of Trowle House, Trowbridge, Wilts. Served in the South African War.


Citation

An extract from the "London Gazette." dated 15th Nov., 1898, records the following:- "At the Battle of Khartoum, on 2nd September 1898, Captain P.A. Kenna assisted Major Crole Wyndham, of the same regiment, by taking him on his horse, behind the saddle (Major Wyndham's horse having been killed in the charge), thus enabling him to reach a place of safety; and after the charge of the 21st Lancers, Captain Kenna returned to assist Lieutenant de Montmorency, who was endeavouring to recover the body of second Lieutenant R.G. Grenfell."

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LALA BABA CEMETERY

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Country:
Turkey (including Gallipoli)
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