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John Richard Tatham  Kennedy

John Richard Tatham Kennedy

Male 1915 - 1973  (58 years)


  • Name John Richard Tatham Kennedy  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 10 Mar 1915  Neston Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4
    Occupation abt 1935 -  Indian Army  [4, 5
    • Fought with The Chindits in WW2 and was badly wounded. [4]
    • possibly = Major Kennedy of the Poona Horse, in 1944 attached to "DAH Force" under Lt-Col. D.C. 'Fish' Herring; part of the 3rd Indian Infantry Division, usually known as The Chindits, under the command of Major-Gen Charles Orde Wingate.
    John Richard Tatham Kennedy (1915-1973)
    John Richard Tatham Kennedy (1915-1973)
    Death 22 Oct 1973  Worcester Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5
    • Kennedy, Major John Richard Tatham, Indian Army retired, at Evesham, on 22nd October. Beloved husband of Simone and father of Richard and David. Funeral, Cheltenham Crematorium, Monday, October 29th, 11.30 a.m. [The Times] [5]
    Burial 29 Oct 1973  Cheltenham Crematorium Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Person ID I1597  Tatham | Heathcote branch, Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 03 Dec 2013 

    Father Arthur Julius Rann Kennedy,   b. 26 Feb 1883, 24 Clanricarde Gardens, Bayswater Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1943, Grey's Hospital, Prince Alfred St, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Dora Emilie Tatham,   b. 28 Feb 1882, Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1942, Evelyn Nursing Home, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Marriage 29 Apr 1908  All Saints, Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 6, 7, 8
    Arthur Julius Rann Kennedy & Dora Emilie Tatham
    Arthur Julius Rann Kennedy & Dora Emilie Tatham
    Marriage register
    Family ID F0227  Family Group Sheet

    Family 1 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1599  Family Group Sheet

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1600  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Mar 1915 - Neston Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 22 Oct 1973 - Worcester Hospital Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 29 Oct 1973 - Cheltenham Crematorium Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Wirral, 2Q1915.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Evesham, 4Q1973.
      b 10 Mar 1915

    4. [S03] Family Members, WRK.

    5. [S05] The Times, death notice, 24 Oct 1973.

    6. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Ladysmith, 1908.
      Army Marriages Index

    7. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, All Saints, Ladysmith, 29 Apr 1908.

    8. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Kennedy Family Tree.
      accessed on Genes Reunited Jan 2009