image from 1918 Suffolk Chronical & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1893, Rushmere St. Andrew’s, Suffolk.

Died: 22nd March 1918; age 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 22843

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 11th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:IMG_6760

Bay 4,

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1901   The Street, Rushmere St. Andrew’s, Suffolk.


Bertie was 8 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Samuel Kennell, 43, a Platelayer on Railway, born Rushmere St. Andrew’s, Suffolk.

Charlotte Kennell (nee Whiting), 44, born Cransford, Suffolk.

Walter Kennell, 12, born Rushmere St. Andrew’s.


1911   Post Office Corner, Rushmere St. Andrew’s, Suffolk.


Bertie was 18 years old, a Gardener – Domestic. He was living with his parents.

Samuel, 53, a Platelayer – G.E. Railway.

Charlotte, 57.


Soldiers’ Effects to Charlotte Kennell – mother.

Bertie is also remembered on ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH WAR MEMORIAL, Ipswich.

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