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2nd Lieutenant Kenneth Selby Waters

Indian Army Reserve Officers attd No 1 British Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Killed (shot) by a Transborder raider, Bara Gali, Muree Hills, India, 30th May 1917, aged 27

  • Buried: Albert Communal Cemetery Ext, Somme, France. Grave I.A.4
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, British War & Victory medals
  • Son of Rev. Samuel George and Ellen Waters [nee Selby] of Meriden.

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1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born 18 Jun 1890 at Nuneaton
  • Attended King Edward VI Grammar School, Kings School Grantham and St John's College, Cambridge (B.A.)
  • Lived at King Edward VI Grammar School [1891 & 1901] Father Samuel was a School Master
  • Lived at Bank House, 100A High Street, St John's Wood, London [1911]
  • Employed as a Military Student [1911]
  • Joined shipping firm, Messrs Turner Morrison & Co in Calcutta [1912]
  • Joined the Calcutta Port Defense Corp [Oct 1914]
  • Gazetted to 2nd Lieutenant 3 May 1917
  • Keen rower and had raced at Henley for the Lady Margaret Boat Club

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