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Pte 4752 James Samuel Kean
« on: January 05, 2020, 11:37:56 AM »
Pte Kean enlisted in the KORL 17068 on 6/1/1915. He was poste to 7th KORL discharged from Depot unfit on 26/1/1915. Warehouseman resident 8 Beech St, Peel Green, Manchester.
James re-enlisted in 3/8th Manchesters on 6/10/1915. 6 Thistle St, Oldham Rd, Manchester. He was fit for Home service. He was transferred to 52nd Prov Bttn & treated in Mil Hosp Shoeburyness for TB before being discharged unfit on 19/2/1916. He had a Tuburcle of the Lung aggravated by service.
James died from Pulmonary TB and Broncho Pneumonia on 16/11/1918. Buried St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Churchyard, Moston. St Anthony 2008.
Widow Barbara Gentilla Kean and son, Thomas Frances Kean born 7/8/1914, 1 Allen St, Pendleton.  19 Henry St, Patricroft. Son of Mary & Thomas Kean.
James shares a grave with his parents and sister Frances. Also RSM James Corrigan MC of KORL, who died 14/3/1920. https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/372437/corrigan,-james/
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/183824749

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Re: Pte 4752 James Samuel Kean
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 03:38:51 PM »
James Kean has a clear inscription on his grave at St Joseph's Moston.  No action needed when commemoration approved.
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