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 Kenneth Frederick Vohr Shannon

Kenneth Frederick Vohr Shannon

Birth
Shoreditch, London Borough of Hackney, Greater London, England
Death 1963 (aged 75–76)
Ipswich, Ipswich Borough, Suffolk, England
Burial Ipswich, Ipswich Borough, Suffolk, England
Memorial ID 100093379 · View Source
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Formerly a Gunner in the Royal Artillery.
Births Jun 1887 Shannon Kenneth Frederick V Shoreditch 1c 65
Deaths Sep 1963 SHANNON KENNETH F V 77 IPSWICH 4B 750

Although the headstone states that he was born in 1884, the age recorded at death seems more likely as it matches the birth and census records. It appears that the original family name, or alias, was Vohr though Kenneth's birth and Baptism was registered as Shannon.

Name: Kenneth Frederick Shannon
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 11 May 1887
Father's Name: John Vohr Shannon
Mother's name: Matilda Ann Shannon
Parish or Poor Law Union: Hoxton St John
Borough: Hackney
Register Type: Parish Registers

British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
Name: Kenneth Frederick Shannon
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1887
Age at enlistment: 27
Birth Parish: Hoxton
Birth County: Middlesex
Document Year: 1914
Regimental Number: 12000
Regiment Name: Northamptonshire Regt


1891 Census
Name: Kenneth Vohr
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Vohr
Mother's name: Matilda Vohs
Where born: Shoreditch, London, England
Civil parish: Islington
Town: London City
Country: England
Household Members:
John Vohr 49
Matilda Vohr 41
Melluwina Vohr 16
Ada Vohr 14
Amy Vohr 10
Douglas I Vohr 7
Kenneth Vohr 5
Henrietta Vohr 2
Eugen Vohr 3/12

1901 Census
Name: Kenneth F Vohr
[Kenneth F Shannon]
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Vohr
Mother's name: Matilda Vohr
Where born: Shoreditch, London, England
Civil parish: St Pancras
County: London
Country: England
Household Members:
John Vohr 69
Matilda Vohr 51
Kenneth F Vohr 13
Henrietta M Vohr 12
Edgar S Vohr 10
Stanly R Vohr 8
Herbert E Vohr 4


Gravesite Details Headstone is a copy of those provided by the Ministry of Defence for post WWII Casualties.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: geoffrey gillon
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100093379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kenneth Frederick Vohr Shannon (1887–1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100093379, citing Old Ipswich Cemetery, Ipswich, Ipswich Borough, Suffolk, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .