KENNEDY, Armstrong
(Service number 14906)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 10 April 1887 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 8 bowen Street, St Kilda, Dunedin
Occupation Bank clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret KENNEDY (mother), Hoylake, Sophia Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 14th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 21 November 1966 Age 79 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 34, Plot 423
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Armstrong Kennedy was the youngest son of Robert and Margaret (née Armstrong) Kennedy. His father, who was the bailiff in Timaru for 31 years, died in January 1908. Armstrong married Margaret Jeanette Anderson, known as Pearl, in 1922. His brother John also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 March 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [17 March 2019]

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