Walmsley Kenneth Kay Major 36424
Name Walmsley Kenneth Kay
Army number 36424
Decorations T.E.D. gazetted 8/6/1943.
Date of birth 9/6/1905. Registered Q2 1905, Burnley, Lancashire
Unit Cadet Sgt St Bees OTC (C Company). East Lancashire Regiment - Commissioned as 2/Lt in the 4th/5th Bn November 1926. Attached to the Black Watch. Posted 1 TS. Served Iceland. Left Battalion before January 1944. Ceased TARO 10/9/1955 - rank of Major.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Bn 2 i/c,
Promotions Lt 6/11/1929, Capt 1/11/1930
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered June 1997 at Oswestry, Shropshire at the age of 92.
Home address Addresses: Acre House, Fence-in-Pendle, Burnley. Pentre Farm, Trefonen, Oswestry, Salop. The Banns for Major Walmsley's marriage to Florence Thom at St Anne's Church, Fence-in-Pendle were first read on 21/6/1936. The third reading took place on 5/7/1936. The marriage was registered in Q3 1936 in the Blackburn District.
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