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78 Coy RGA Football Team 2

 

78 Coy, RGA, Runners-up in SFA Cup, Singapore,1909 or 1910. Bombardier John Kennelly is the player standing in second row, second from left

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21 Coy RGA Xmas 2013

 

Corporal John Kennelly, standing, second row, second from left. Christmas 1913.

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Presentation Snuff Box

 

Silver & gilt snuffbox. Presentation to Sergean John Kennelly from Captain E C Moubray, 21 Coy, RGA.

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Officers & NCOs 293 SB 1917 before France embarkation

Officers & NCO’s 293 SB at Ewshot, January 1917, prior to embarkation to France to join BEF. Sergeant John Kennelly sitting to right of the officer group. Photo supplied by Sean Page from his website http://www.293siegebattery.co.uk/

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293_Part_Ewshot1

Part of 293 Siege Battery taken at Ewshot, England, 9 January 1917. Sergeant John Kennelly is sitting in front row immediately to the right of Major Snowden.

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Full complement of 293SB at Ewshot_Page_1

Full complement of 293 Siege Battery taken at Ewshot, early 1917. Sergeant John Kennelly is sitting in front row immediately to the right of the group of 5 officers.

 

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NCOs taken in France

BSM John Kennelly. standing on right, with 3 other NCOs. France 1917. Probably 293 Siege Battery, but maybe 194 SB.

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Piccie 2 - 194SB - Full

194 SB, full complement, Belgium, January 1919. BSM John Kennelly seated, front row, second from left. The guns are 6 inch howitzers which fire a 100lb shell over 5 miles. They are still in their camouflage paint.

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Piccie 1 - 194 SB - New

BSM John Kennelly, centre, holding a captured Mauser Tankgewehr M1918 13.2mm anti-tank rifle. Photo taken after the Armistice, probably in Belgium. The same NCOs are in the above picture.

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After Armistice 194SB Part

After the Armistice. Group photograph. Company, whereabouts, and date unknown, but presumably 1919 in UK as most are wearing their medal ribbons. BSM John Kennelly seated front row third from right. Any further information appreciated.

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After Armistice Whereabouts Unknown

After the Armistice. Group photograph. Company, whereabouts, and date unknown, but presumably 1919 in UK as most are wearing their medal ribbons. BSM John Kennelly seated front row third from left. Any further information appreciated.

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After Retirement

John Kennelly, Seated, centre, in suit, after retirement from RGA. Others present unknown, as is whereabouts, but may be Leith Fort. Probably late 1922 or early 1923. Any further information appreciated.

 

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Grandads Medals

BSM John Kennelly’s medal group, obverse. From left to right: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-18 War Medal, 1914-1918 Victory Medal with Mentioned in Dispatches Oak Leaf emblem on the ribbon, Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal. The inscriptions on the rims can be seen HERE.

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Grandad's Medals Back

BSM John Kennelly’s medal group, reverse.

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