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30/12/2015 The CWGC record Private Robert Kennedy as the son of James Kennedy, of Mill St., Caledon, Co. Tyrone.
30/12/2015 Private Robert Kennedy is buried in Durrington Cemetery, which is near Salisbury in Wiltshire.
30/12/2015 It seems Private Kennedy was moved back to England where he died of his wounds on 30th October 1918. He was 29 years old.
30/12/2015 Private Robert Kennedy was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was wounded.
30/12/2015 Robert Kennedy enlisted in Belfast, although he was still living in Derrycaw.
30/12/2015 Family: James Kennedy, Jane Kennedy, Robert J Kennedy (born about 1887), Louisa Kennedy (born about 1894), William P Kennedy (born about 1895), George Kennedy (born about 1897) Henry Kennedy (born about 1900), David Kennedy (born about 1901), Maggie Kennedy (born about 1903).
30/12/2015 The 1911 census lists Robert as age 22 living with the family at house 9 in Derrycaw, Tullyroan, Armagh. Robert is working as a farm servant. His father is a coachman.
30/12/2015 Derrycaw lies north east of Moy, near the Argory, along the banks of the River Blackwater.
30/12/2015 The 1901 census records Robert as age 14 living with the family at house 5 in Derrycaw, Tullyroan, County Armagh. James Kennedy was a farmer. Robert was still at school
30/12/2015 Robert Kennedy was the eldest son of James and Jane Kennedy. Robert was born about 1889 in Moy, County Armagh. This probably implies he was born on the Charlemont side of the river in County Armagh.
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