Sunday, September 25, 2016

Norman Kennedy

Norman KennedySerial Number and Rank:  366A, L/SGT 
Birth:  Bonnie Veiw Milton 5 September 1889 1889/34315 
Parents:  Donald Kennedy and Jessie Adcroft 
Enlisted:  Milton 5 January 1916 
Next of Kin:  Mo. Jessie Kennedy of Casino 
Service:  33rd and 36th Battalion
Death:  KIA 30 August 1918 
Burial:  Peronne Communal Cemetery France 
Honour Rolls:  Kendall Cottage Memorial – To Our Fallen Comrades
Croobyar Public School
RSL Honour Roll
Milton Town Memorial
Milton Methodist Church
Milton Methodist Flag
Milton Congregational

AWM Notes: Studio portrait of 366 (later 366A) Corporal (Cpl) Norman Kennedy, 36th Battalion, of Milton, NSW. An architecture student prior to enlistment, he embarked with B Company from Sydney aboard HMAT Beltana on 13 May 1916. After completing courses in bayonet fighting and physical training in England, he was promoted to the rank of Lance Sergeant (L Sgt). Proceeding with his unit to France in January 1918, L Sgt Kennedy was transferred to the 33rd Battalion in April. On 30 August 1918, L Sgt Kennedy was killed in action near Peronne, aged 28, and was buried at Peronne Communal Cemetery, France.

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