Kemp. Walter John (Sometimes recorded as Kempe)
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment: !st Bn., Devonshire Regiment
Died: April 21, 1915
Walter might be called a career soldier he had served in the South African War before WW1.
He was husband to Florence and father of five Children Living at 6 New Street Bideford (1911 Census)
Florence remarried Philip Berry 2nd Q 1920 Irsha Street Appledore
Walter was one of five sons to Samuel and Ann Kempe of 6 Eastbourne Terrace Westward Ho!
Brother to William, and Frank were also lost on ( Oct14th 1917,) (27th Oct 1917,)
Family Graves in St Margarets Churchyard Ref: X2c 1 and Xe2
Memorial: Westward Ho
Remembered with honour:
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial Panel 21. Bideford Memorials. Northam War Memorial.
Westward Ho! Church WW1 Memorial Board . & St Margarets Northam Book of Remembrance.See Next Entry »