FRED KENDALL   age 31    Pte 8th Border Rgt       4th September 1918

   Son of Edward and Sarah Kendall, of Score Crag, Grasmere, Westmorland; husband of Alice E. Kendall, of 26, Greta Hamlet,  Keswick. Worked as a gardener at Derwent Hill prior to enlisting in Sept 1914, he was wounded in July 1916. Taken prisoner on the 10 April 1918 and died at Friedrichfeld Camp after a fortnight in hospital.



  

GEORGE KENNEDY   age 20   Sgt 6th Border Rgt     7th Aug 1915
Son of John and Agnes Kennedy, of Main St., Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumberland.


 

ROBERT  H  KNIGHT   age 25   Cpt 4th Wiltshire Rgt    19th Sept 1918
Son of Dr. Alexander Knight, of Bolton-le-Sands, Carnforth, Lancs. Native of Keswick, Cumberland.
Buried at Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel

Plaque at St Johns Church Keswick

IN LOVING MEMORY OF CAPTAIN ROBERT HALLEY KNIGHT,  CAPTAIN, WILTSHIRE REGIMENT
BORN IN THIS PARISH 19 DECEMBER 1892   KILLED IN PALESTINE   19 SEPTEMBER 1918
GIVING HIS LIFE IN THE SERVICE OF GOD AND COUNTRY HE HELPED TO FREE THE HOLY LAND FROM THE CRUEL OPPRESION OF CENTURIES AND THE WORLD FROM THE DOMINATION OF THE POWER OF EVIL  GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST AND ON EARTH PEACE AND GOODWILL TOWARDS MEN

 

ERNEST GILL LEE  Pte 1st Btn Border Rgt  13 Aug 1915

Killed in the Gallipoli campaign

 

HERBERT LEYLAND    age 38  2nd Lt Royal Engineers  17th Oct 1917

Son of the late William and Sarah Leyland, of The Hollows, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumberland; husband of Mabel Maud Mildred Leyland, of Langstrath, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumberland.  He was partner with his brother in the stone quarry's at Borrowdale.  Buried at Dozingham, Belgium


 

 

HENRY LIGHTFOOT  age 23  Border Rgt  13 Nov  1914                                                           

 Son of Mrs. M. A. and the late Henry Lightfoot, of 8, Soapery Cottages, Workington, Cumberland. born keswick

 

R. B. MANDALE   age 22  Pte 1st South Wales Borderers  10th Nov 1917

Son of Daniel and Sarah Ann Mandale, of Ullock Farm, Keswick, Cumberland.


FRED MARTIN  age 30  C.Q.Sgt 8th Border Rgt  10th April 1918
Son of John Martin, of Heads House, Main St., Keswick, Cumberland.


 

MARK MAYSON MM   age 30  Sgt  5th (Royal Irish) Lancers  9th Aug 1918

   Mrs William Mayson, Eskin place, Keswick, has recieved a sympathetic letter from the Colonel commanding the Royal Irish Rifles, stating that her fifth son Sgt Mark Mayson was killed in action in France on the 9th of August.
Sgt Mayson was 30 years of age and had served with the forces for ten years, he went out to France in 1914 and has been there ever since except for very short leaves. He had the Mons Star and earlier this year was awarded the Military Medal and the Distinguished Conduct Medal. He was a old scholar  of Brigham School and possessed a most lovable character, he has two brother still fighting in France another in India and a further one in Africa.


WILLIAM McADE   age 23   Gnr 16th Royal Garrison Artillery  16th Aug 1916
Son of Fearon Barnis McCade and Mary Ann McCade, of Keswick, Cumberland.


 

DERWENT MILBURN   age 21   Pte 11th Border Rgt   29th Nov 1917

   Son of J. and L. Milburn, of 36, Station Rd., Keswick, Cumberland.


 

 


JOHN MASON MITCHELL         Pte 5th Canadian Infantry    2nd July 1916

Son of Nellie Mitchell, of Keswick, Cumberland, England . Born Melrose, Scotland, was a carpenter by trade.


 

THOMAS MOORE  age 22  Pte 10th Kings Liverpool Rgt   23rd April 1918

Son of Mrs. E. Moore, of 17, Otley Rd., Keswick, Cumberland, and the late John Moore.


 

GEORGE ALWYN MOUNSEY  age 34  3rd Engineer - SS Roxburgh   5th March 1918

Third son of Mr and Mrs G Mounsey, Blencathra St, Keswick. Lost after his ship was torpedoed in the Mediterranean, he was last seen in the engine room.

SS Roxburgh,  Sutherland Steamship Co.; 1906; W. Doxford & Sons; 4,630 tons;

   380-8x51-2x25-4; 339 n.h.p.; 10 knots; triple-expansion engines

The steamship Roxburgh, was torpedoed and sunk by a German submarine UC 74, 15 miles E. by N. % N. of Cape St. John, Crete, while on a voyage from Karachi for Salonica with a cargo of barley. Six men were killed. The captain was among the survivors.

 

JOHN NELSON      PTE  10927  6th Bn Border Rgt   27th  Sept  1916


    
WILSON NICHOLSON  Pte 5th Border Rgt  16 Sept   1916                                                        

 Native of Borrowdale, commemerated on the Thieipval Memorial


 

WILLIAM NOTMAN        Sgt 8th Border Rgt       21st October 1916

    Son of John and Eliza Notman, of 9, Wordsworth St., Keswick, Cumberland. Worked on the railway before the war.


 



ERNEST NUNN  age 26  Lcpl 3rd Btn Coldstream Guards  23 Oct    1915                                

 Son of Alfred and Catherine Nunn, of Needham Market, Suffolk; husband of Harriet Robinson (formerly Nunn), of Troutdale Cottage, Borrowdale, Keswick.

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