Captain John Kekewich

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Captain John Kekewich

Birthplace: Bromley RD, Kent, England UK
Death: September 25, 1915 (23-24)
Battle of Loos (WW1 Casualty)
Immediate Family:

Son of Lewis Pendarves Kekewich and Lilian Emily Kekewich
Brother of Captain Hanbury Lewis Kekewich; Robert Kekewich; Evelyn Lilian James; Captain George Kekewich and Lieutenant Sydney Kekewich, MBE

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About Captain John Kekewich

From Roll of Honour, Sussex, Hove Library:

Captain 8th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 24th Division. Killed in action at the Battle of Loos 25 September 1915. Aged 24. Son of Lewis Pendarves & Lilian Emily Kekewich of 46. Brunswick Square, Hove. Educated at Eton College. Eton College and Forest Row War Memorials. Commemorated on The Loos Memorial.


Rank: Captain
Date of Death: 26/09/1915
Age: 24
Regiment/Service: The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) D Coy. 8th Bn.
Panel Reference: Panel 15 to 19.
Additional Information: Son of Lewis Pendarves Kekewich and Lilian Emily Kekewich, of 3, Beaumont Mansions, Fourth Avenue, Hove, Brighton


Medal Index Cards

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  • First name(s) John
  • Last name Kekewich
  • Service number -
  • Rank Captain
  • Corps East Kent Regiment
  • Service record Rank: Captain, Corps: East Kent Regiment
  • Archive reference WO372/11
  • Archive reference description Campaign Medal Index Cards and Silver War Badge Cards
  • Country Great Britain
  • Image link
  • Record set World War One British Army medal index cards
  • Category Armed forces & conflict
  • Subcategory First World War

List of Etonians who served in the World War 1914-1919 and 1939-1945

  • First Name: J.
  • Surname: Kekewich
  • Incident Details: Left Eton
  • Incident Date: 1909
  • Information: Eton House/College: Eton House/College: Eton House/College: Eton House/College: Eton House/College: Eton House/College: H.B.
  • More Information: France. K. 26.9.15
  • Rank: Captain
  • Unit: Buffs (East Kent Regiment)

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Bromley RD, Kent, England UK
September 25, 1915
Age 24
Battle of Loos