Drummer William Kenny V.C

London Gazette, 18th Februrary, 1915.


"William Kenny, No 6535, Drummer, 2nd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders. Date of Act of Bravery: 23rd October, 1914. For conspicuous bravery on 23rd October, 1914, near Ypres, in rescuing wounded men on five occasions under very heavy fire in the most fearless manner, and for twice previously saving machine guns by carrying them out of action. On numerous occasions Drummer kenny conveyed urgent messages under very dangerous circumstances over fire-swept ground."



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