Kemp. Walter John (Sometimes recorded as Kempe)


Kemp. Walter John (Sometimes recorded as Kempe)

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment: !st Bn., Devonshire Regiment

Died: April 21, 1915

Number: 3/8098

Aged: 39

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: Northam

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.

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