- Service No:
- Date of Death:
- Royal Armoured Corps
- 145th (8th Bn. The Duke of Wellington's Regt.; West Riding) Regt.
- G C
II. D. 1.
BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA
The London Gazette of 9th November, 1943, states that this officer was awarded the George Cross "in recognition of most conspicuous gallantry in carrying out hazardous work in a very brave manner."
Major Kempster threw himself upon a live grenade to save the lives of recruits on the practice range at Phillipeville, Algeria.