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Kenneth was born in Wolverhampton in 1892, the son of Edward Albert and Emily Davies. In 1901 and in 1911, he was living with his parents at 89 North Road, Wolverhampton, along with his siblings Charles Errington, Basil, Margery, Violet Lowe, and Elsie Gwendoline. By 1911, Kenneth was a manufacturer’s clerk for a galvanised iron works.

On 5 September 1914, Kenneth’s name appeared in the Midland Counties Express in a list of men “Willing to Join” the Special Service Companies. His address was given as 58 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton. Kenneth enlisted in the South Staffordshire Regiment (number 2862), and first served on 5 March 1915. Kenneth died on 5 November 1918 at the County of Middlesex Hospital, and is buried in Wolverhampton Borough Cemetery. The cause of his death is unknown. He is also remembered at St Peter’s Church. The value of his effects was £228 6s.