Brigadier GeneralKENNA, PAUL ALOYSIUS

Died 30/08/1915

Aged 53

Cdg. 3rd Mounted Brigade
General Staff

and A.D.C.
21st (Empress of India's) Lancers

V C, D S O, Mentioned in Despatches

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

Inscription

ON WHOSE SOUL SWEET JESUS HAVE MERCY MAY HE REST IN PEACE

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."

Buried at LALA BABA CEMETERY

Location: Turkey (including Gallipoli)
Number of casualties: 163

Cemetery/memorial reference: II. A. 1.

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Cemetery details

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This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.