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William David Kenny
Birth: Feb. 1, 1899
Death: Jan. 2, 1920

Waziristan Campaign Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Lieutenant in the 39th Garwhal Rifles, Indian Army. While in command at Kot Kai, Waziristan, his unit was repeatedly attacked by the Mahsuds in greatly superior numbers. For over four hours he maintained his position in hand-to-hand fighting, engaging the enemy with bomb and bayonet. He saved the situation and kept intact the right flank, on which depended on the success of the operation and the safety of the troops in rear. In the subsequent withdrawal of the company, which was impeded by their wounded, with a handful of his men he turned back and counter-attacked the pursuing enemy with the rest of his party and himself killed fighting to the last. For this very gallant act of self-sacrifice, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross Medal in September, 1920. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Jandola Cemetery
Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Pakistan
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Record added: Oct 18, 2003
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