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Name: KERSHAW, Henry Valder (Capt.)

Nee: son of William Henry and Georgiana Kershaw

Birth Date: 1878 Pancras, London, bapt. 19 Apr

Death Date: 15.9.1916 killed in action, France

First Date: 1915

Last Date: 1916

Profession: Accountant

Area: Nairobi

Book Reference: Gazette, Harmony, Medals, Barnes

War Service: Uganda Railway Volunteer Reserve

General Information:

Gazette - 28/7/15 - appt. Deputy Chief Accountant, Uganda Railway
Gazette - 4/10/16 - Obituary - Captain Henry Valder Kershaw, 19th London Regt. TF, killed in action 15/9/16. Had wide experience on Government railways in Jamaica, Lagos and Sierra Leone; arrived East African Protectorate 23/10/12 - Assistant Chief Accountant Uganda Railways ………… [lots more]
Gazette - 26/8/1914 - Appt. - H.V. Kershaw, Commandant, Uganda Railway Volunteer Reserve, to be Captain, to date August 9th 1914
Gazette - 11/8/1915 - Appt. - Uganda Railway Volunteer Reserve - Resignation - Captain Henry Valder Kershaw (19th Battn. The London Regiment), consequent on the demobilisation of the Railway Volunteer Reserve. To date 18th January 1915. Captain Kershaw was employed with the EA Volunteer Artillery with effect from 1st December 1914, to 17th January 1915.
Member of Lodge Harmony - Joined 4/10/15, age 37, Civil Servant, Nairobi
Medals - East Africa Volunteer Artillery - Captain
Barnes - Uganda Railway Memorial Plaque - 15 Sep 1916 aged 38, Capt. London Regt., Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

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