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Newport's War Dead

formerly Newport, Monmouthshire, UK

 

Surname K

Additional information below from the Commonwealth War graves Commission website

and also

The Armed Forces Memorial Web site

 

Newport's Roll of Honour

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Surname K
Donald Kalahar's headstone Kalahar, Donald, 19, 22nd September 1945, Royal Artillery, 14726084, Gunner, Son of Daniel and Martha Kalahar, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (CHRISTCHURCH) CEMETERY, R.C. Extn. Grave 526.


Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour


Karin, Johannes, 52, 2nd September 1944, Merchant Navy, S.S. Alden Gifford, Able Seaman, NEWQUAY (FAIRPARK) CEMETERY, C. of E. plot. Cons. Grave 707.

 

 

Kear, Francis Albert Thomas, 28, 13th January 1942, Merchant Navy, S.S. Lerwick, Fireman and Trimmer, Son of Arthur William and Martha Annie Kear, of Risca, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 64.

 

Eulogy Kear, Ronald, 23, 1st January 1945, Royal Air Force (VR), 83 Sqdn., 1314473, Flight Sergeant, Son of Harry Kear, and of Elizabeth Kear, of Newport, Mon, RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Panel 271.

Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour                              83 Squadron RAF

James Kearns Kearns, James, 20, 31st May 1916, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, H.M.S. "Queen Mary.", Wales Z/10/5, Able Seaman, Son of Mary Ann Kearns, of 10, Castle St., Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 19. Column 3

Local memorial - St Mary's and St Michael's RC churches

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial          HMS Queen Mary          World War One memorial          St Michael's memorial          Memorial          Memorial

 

 

Keefe, T, 43, 15th April 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. “Cairndhu” (Newcastle), Carpenter, Born at Newport, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL.

 

 

  Keefler, Arthur, Merchant Navy,     WW2

 

Obituary Keepin, Reginald Harold , 26, 16th December 1944, Royal Artillery, 1511708, Bombadier, Son of Frederick William and Florence Lavina Keepin; husband of Ivy May Keepin, of St. Philips, Bristol, BRISTOL (ARNOS VALE) CEMETERY, Plot OOO. Grave 939.

Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

 

Roll of Honour Kellow, John, 22, 23rd August 1945, Merchant Navy, S.S. E. Hayward, Ordinary Seaman, Son of Nicholas and Julia Kellow, of Pontnewydd, Mon., CWMBRAN CEMETERY, Sec. C. R.C. Row 1. Grave 39.

S.S. E. Hayward. There is no information on this ship being lost or damaged during the war and there is no record of him in the Deaths at Sea Register either, though he is clearly recorded by the CWGC.

Information from Mr Billy McGee

John Kellow's headstone                              Roll of Honour                             

 

Memorial Kelly, Frederick Alfred, 26, 18th December 1915, Nelson Bn. R.N. Div. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, Wales Z/4, Leading Seaman, Son of Mrs. Ann Jane Peasch (formerly Kelly), of 28, Courtybella Terrace, Newport, Mon., and the late Lawrence Kelly, REDOUBT CEMETERY, HELLES, Sp. Mem. A. 174.

Cause Of Death:         Killed in action

Service History:           Enlisted 11/1/15 ; Draft for MEF 1/8/15, joined Nelson Bn. 20/8/15-27/8/15 Dysentery, rejoined Nelson Bn. 24/11/15-18/12/15 DD.

Notes: CWGC = Frederick Alfred Kelly ; Born 2/4/1890. A Collier. Son of Lawrence and Ann Jane Kelly, of Newport, Monmouthshire. Home address: 9 Masycnew Terrace, Llanhilleth. Next-of-Kin: Stepfather, Fred Peasch, 29 Portobello Terrace, Newport, Monmouth.

 

John Kelly Kelly, John, 7th June 1915,1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 11830, Private, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 14 and 15.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial

 

Richard Kelly's headstone Kelly, Richard, 48, 17th January 1915, South Wales Borderers, 13888, Private, Son of Mrs. Margaret Sprudd (formerly Kelly), of 40, Baldwin St., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 24. "RC." 16.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

World War One memorial                                        Obituary

 

World War One memorial Kelly, Thomas Wilfred, 24, 28th April 1915, 1st Bn.  Monmouthshire Regiment, 2259, Rifleman, Son of John and Ellen Kelly, of 17, River Side, Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local memorial - St Mary's RC church

 

Walter Kelly Kelly, Walter, 26, 5th November 1918, 6th Bn. South Wales Borderers, 16820, Private, Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Kelly, of 88, Hewerston St., Newport, Mon., TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY, WIMILLE, X. B. 7.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

All Saint's church memorial

 

  Kelly, William, Mercantile Marine, Able Seaman,     WW1

 

Headstone Kelsey, William James, 19, 30th May 1918, Royal Air Force, 5th Training Sqdn., Second Lieutenant, Son of Mrs. E Kelsey, of 3, Bristol Rd., Weston-super-Mare, Somerset., PONTYPRIDD (GLYNTAFF) CEMETERY, O. 151.

Local memorial - Newport YMCA

Newport YMCA (in storage)                    Inscription                    Obituary                   Memorial

 

Obituary Kempster, Andre George, 21st August 1943, 145th (8th Bn. The Duke of Wellington's Regt.; West Riding) Regt.,  Royal Armoured Corps, 138804, Major, George Cross, BONE WAR CEMETERY, ANNABA, II. D. 1.

The London Gazette of 9th November, 1943, states that this officer was awarded the George Cross "in recognition of most conspicuous gallantry in carrying out hazardous work in a very brave manner." Major Kempster threw himself upon a live grenade to save the lives of recruits on the practice range at Phillipeville, Algeria.

Memorial Kempster, Thomas, 21, 22nd October 1918, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, Private, 48 Magor Street, Newport, Mon.

Thomas's death is registered in Newport but not by the CWGC and so perhaps it was from natural causes.


Alfred Kendall's headstone Kendall, Alfred Llewellyn, 53, 25th March 1919, 456th Protection Coy. Royal Defence Corps, 19827, Private, Husband of Alice Sarah Cousins (formerly Kendall), of 20, Ross St., Malpas Rd., Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, 9. "C." 257.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

All Saint's church memorial

 

Robert Kendrick Kendrick, Robert George, 24, 17th October 1918, 53rd Div. Cyclist Coy.  Army Cyclist Corps transf. to (448219) Labour Corps., 26106, Private, Son of James and Harriett Kendrick, of 27,. Feering St., Maindee, Newport, Mon., BEIRUT WAR CEMETERY, 130.

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

HMHS Glenart Castle Kennie, John Clifford, 26th February 1918, Mercantie Marine, Hospital ship "Glenart Castle", Quartermaster, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

 

 

Doug Kenny

Kenny, Douglas, 25, 20th February 1944, Royal Air Force, 514 Sqdn., 542541, Sergeant (Air Gnr.), Son of James Charles and Rosina Kenny, of Newport, Mon., RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY, Coll. grave 9. A. 14-16

Roll of Honour                              Roll of Honour                              514 Squadron RAF

 

Charles Kerrell Kerrell, Charles Alexander, 7th June 1917, 9th Bn. The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 22621, Serjeant, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 41 and 43.

Obituary                              Memorial                              Memorial

 

 

Edwin Kerswell's headstone Kerswell, Edwin, 48, 6th May 1947, Royal Artillery, 4078573, Gunner, husband of Amelia Julia Churchill Kerswell, of Newport, Mon., NEWPORT (ST. WOOLOS) CEMETERY, Block 51. Grave 137.



 

Christchurch War Memorial Kerton, Charles, 1st December 1917, 1st Bn. Welsh Guards, 2206, Private, CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Panel 3.

Local memorial - Christchurch War Memorial

 

 

Obituary Keveren, William Charles, 29, 14th January 1919, "B" Bty. 240th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 825365, BombadierHusband of Dorothy Keveren, of Newport, Mon., MONTECCHIO PRECALCINO COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Plot 10. Row D. Grave 7.

Memorial

 

John Keyes Keyes, John Francis, 29, 19th August 1944, 3rd Bn., Monmouthshire Regiment, 174273, Major, Francis Joseph and Elizabeth Keyes of Newport, Mon., TILLY-SUR-SEULLES WAR CEMETERYIV,  E. 4

Local memorial - St Julian's High School, St Mary's RC church  and Newport Rugby Club

St. Julian's High School memorial                   World War Two memorial                                         Roll of Honour

 

Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial Keyes, Herbert Thomas, 25th February 1944, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Mahratta, D/KX 112299, Stoker 1st Class, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 90, Column 1.

HMS Mahratta

 

HMS Mahratta web site - click here

 

Obituary Keyse, Charles Edward, 26, 20th May 1940 - 1st June 1940, 100 Field Coy. Royal Engineers, 837929, Sapper, Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Edwin Keyse , husband of Lottie Keyse of 31 Lucas Street, Newport, Mon, DUNKIRK TOWN CEMETERY, Sp. Mem. Plot 2 Row 6 Grave 1.

Local memorial - St Michael's RC church

St Michael's memorial                                        Eulogy

 

Cyril Keyse Keyse, Cyril John, 19, 8th June 1940, Royal Navy, H.M.S. Glorious, D/JX 148061, Able Seaman, Son of William Henry and Mary Eliza Keyse, of Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 38, Column 1.

Missing                              Presumed killed                              HMS Glorious

 

Donald Keyse Keyse, Donald, 28, 28th March 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Koranton, Able Seaman, Son of James Robert and Margaret Keyse, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 62.

Local memorial - Parents grave at St Woolos cemetery

Donald Keyse                    Obituary                    SS Koranton                   Parents grae and memorial

                                                                                                                           Photo: Maurice Keyse

 

Trevor Keyse Keyse, Trevor, 19, 21st August 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. Anglo Saxon, Steward, Son of James Robert and Margaret Keyse, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 8.

Local memorial - Parents grave at St Woolos cemetery

Trevor Keyse          Parents grae and memorial          SS Anglo Saxon          Obituary          Obituary          Memorial

                                            Photo: Maurice Keyse

 

Denzil kiff Kiff, Denzil Albert, 9th August 1942, Royal Navy, H.M.S. President III, D/JX 219199, Able Seaman, PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Panel 65, Column 3.

Missing                    Obiyuary                    Roll of Honour                    Plymouth's Royal Naval memorial

 

 

Kift, T, 22, 23rd April 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 1330, Rifleman, Son of George and Charlotte Kift, of 52, Jubilee Rd, Tredegar. Borm at Newport, Mon., BEDFORD HOUSE CEMETERY, Enclosure NO. 4. XVI. A. 8.

 

 

Obituary Kilmister, Arthur John Horace, 21, 21st April 1917, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Sebek", Wireless Operator, Son of Richard Philip and Annie Kilmister, of 7, Cedar Rd., Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

Memorial                              Memorial                              Memorial

 

Obituary Kilmister, Bernard George Cedric, 28, 5th May 1943, Royal Army Ordnance Corps., 7612089, Private, Son of James William and Annie Letitia Kilminster, of Newport, Mon., CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY, 8. C. 5.

 

Albert Kimber Kimber, Albert George, 21, 8th May 1915, 1st Bn. Monmouthshire Regiment, 2277, Rifleman, Son of Albert William and Bessie Kimber, of 14, Rugby Rd., Newport, Mon., YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Panel 50.

Local memorial - Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks

Albert Kimber               Lysaght's (Orb) Steelworks memorial               Obituary               Memorial, 8th May 1940             Memorial

 

SS Adriatic Kimbrey, Alex. Ernest Thomas, 16, 31st October 1916, Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Adriatic", Sailor, Son of Annie Piercey Cluney (formerly Kimbrey, nee Bowkek), of 24, Cannon St., Newport, Mon., and the late Ernest Kimbrey. Born at Ashford, Kent, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

 

  Kimpson, Thomas, 4th South Wales Borderers, Private,     WW1

 

All Saint's Church King, Arthur, 23rd April 1917, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 39520, Private, ARRAS MEMORIAL, Bay 6.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

Memorial King, Herbert Parry, 18th September 1918, 13th Bn. Welsh Regiment, 58333, Private, VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Panel 7.




All Saint's Church King, Isidore Bertram, 22, 21st August 1916, "C" Sqdn. 6th Dragoons (Inniskilling), 8660, Private, Son of Barnett and Rosa Maud King, late of 126, Shaftesbury St., Newport, Mon., ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI, III. E. 11.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

Memorial

 

All Saint's Church King, Joseph Henry, 25th January 1915, 1st Bn. South Wales Borderers, 11354, Private, LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Panel 14 and 15.

Local memorial - All Saint's Church, Brynglas

 

 

Christchurch War Memorial King, Lionel Henry, 2nd July 1917,  6th Dragoons (Inniskilling), GS/25698, Private, TEMPLEUX-LE-GUERARD BRITISH CEMETERY, Sp. Mem. A. 4.

Local memorial - Christchurch War Memorial

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

Obituary King, Sydney St. Clair, 20, 21st March 1918, "C" Bty. 70th Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 701506, Gunner, Son of Albert and Florence L. King, of Sydney House, Rogerstone, Newport, Mon., FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS, VII. B. 7.

Memorial                                        Memorial

 

  King, William, 35, 15th July 1916, 92nd Bty. Royal Field Artillery, 62647, Gunner, Husband of Ellen Etta King, of 44, Commercial St., Griffithstown, Newport, Mon., ENGLEBELMER COMMUNAL CEMETERY

 

Obituary King, William Edwin, 31, 4th October 1943,  attd. H.Q. 78th Div. Royal Artillery, 817818, Bombardier, Son of Thomas and Eleanor May King; husband of Ernestine Isabelle King, of Newport, Mon., SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY, X. B. 10.

Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

 

Obituary Kingdom, John Henry, 35, 20th December 1918, 392nd Bty. 172nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery, 740835, Lance Bombardier, husband of Charlotte Kingdom, of 27, Temple St., Newport, Mon., RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, A. 30.

Memorial

 

Alfred's headstone Kinnear, Alfred Bolton, 20, 20th January 1942, Royal Air Force (VR), 1312884, Leading Aircraftman, Son of James and Ellen Mary Kinnear, of Caerleon, Mon., MONTGOMERY (OAKWOOD) CEMETERY ANNEXE, Sec. N. Lot 109. Grave 3.

Roll of Honour

 

 

Tibor Kleedorfer's grave Kleedorfer, Tibor, 21, 20th March 1942, Pioneer Corps, 13805806, Private, NEWPORT JEWISH CEMETERY, Grave 32A.

 

 

 

 

Obituary

 

Knapp, Alfred John, 26th April 1915, 2nd Bn. South Wales Borderers, 14442, Private, HELLES MEMORIAL, Panel 80 to 84 or 219 and 220.


 

  Knight, Charles, 78, 11th July 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 29 Archibald Street, Newport, Mon. Died at 131 Stow Hill (St Woolos Hospital), NEWPORT, COUNTY BOROUGH

 

Roll of Honour Knight, Thomas Frederick, 28, 6th August 1944, 98(The Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry) Field Regt Royal Artillery, 976466, Gunner, Son of Frederick Knight, and of Elizabeth A. Knight, of Plymouth, FLORENCE WAR CEMETERY, I. G. 17.

Roll of Honour                                        Roll of Honour

 

SS British Premier Knowles, Eric James, 22, 24th December 1940, Merchant Navy, S.S. British Premier, Fourth Engineer Officer, Son of James Thomas Knowles, and of Florence Lizette Knowles, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 20.

Obituary                                        Memorial

 

Roll of Honour Knowles, James Henry, 56, 7th October 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, Fire Guard; of 15 Park Avenue, Rogerstone, Mon. Son of the late James and Ruth Knowles, of Victoria Terrace, Rogerstone; husband of Marguerite Knowles. Died at 15 Park Avenue, Rogerstone, Mon., MAGOR AND ST. MELLONS, RURAL DISTRICT

Local memorial - Rogerstone Public Library

Rogerstone Library memorial to civilian war dead                   Park Avenue                    Park Avenue                    Park Avenue

 

Roll of Honour Knowles, Marguerite, 43, 7th October 1941, Civilian War Dead, Civilian, of 15 Park Avenue, Rogerstone, mon. Daughter of B. O. and Emily Bethell, of Hillcrest Gardens, Rogerstone; wife of James Henry Knowles. Died at 15 Park Avenue, MAGOR AND ST. MELLONS, RURAL DISTRICT

Local memorial - Rogerstone Public Library

Roberstone Library memorial to civilian war dead                    Park Avenue                    Park Avenue                    Park Avenue

 

SS Koranton Knutsen, Peter Kaurin, 44, 28th March 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S.Koranton, Able Seaman, Son of Claus and Emma Knutsen, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 62.



 

William Koch Koch,  William Phillip, 20, 13th May 1915,   Royal Marine Light Infantry, H.M.S. "Goliath.", PLY/16247, Private, Son of Thomas Phillip and Esther Jane Koch, of 31, Prince St., Maindee, Newport, Mon., PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, 7.

Plymouth Navl Memorial                              Obituary                               Memorial

 

Birthday memories Kronsberg, Louis Albert,  64, 5th March 1943, Merchant Navy, S.S. Empire Tower, Chief Steward, Husband of Alice Ethel Kronsberg, of Newport, Mon., TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 46.

 

SS Toronto City Kuck, Peter, 45, 2nd July 1941, Merchant Navy, S.S. Toronto City (Bristol), Boatswain, Son of Peter and Margaret Kuck, TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, Panel 109.

Local memorial - St Michael's RC church

St Michael's memorial

 

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