Kenmir Memorial Plaque
- Metal Bronze
- First World War (1914-1918)
- Second World War (1939-1945)
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Letters are in raised form on the memorial.
Four name for the 1st WW and 4 for 2nd WW, all employees at the Kenmir factory. Wilfred COULTHARD served as Pte 47144 6th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and was KIA 28.5.1918 by CWGC, date given as 27 May on memorial. John COWENS served as Rifleman C/1180 16th Battalion KRRC and died of wounds 16.8.1916. Benjamin Richard GRAHAM served as Acting Bombardier 192 4th Battalion MGC and was KIA 18.11.1916. Frederick KENMIR served as Sapper Deal/5609 RND and was killed by shellfire 15.1.1917. (He worked at the Kenmir factory as a cabinet maker and I believe his father was the brother of Frank Kenmir)