Grimsby Newspapers
Sergt. Kemp killed in action
Grimsby Independent, 12 Jan 1916, p. 1

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Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
12 Jan 1916
Date Of Event:
Jan 1916
Personal Name(s):
Kemp, Alfred J.
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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The casualty list on Tuesday morning contained the name of Sergt. Alfred J. Kemp, 31st Batt., Edmonton, Alta., killed in action. Sergt. Kemp was a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Kemp, W.F. Clark and J.A. Book, Grimsby. His father is Edward Kemp of Edmonton, the third son of the late Robert Kemp of the "Thirty", and a brother of Mr. Robt. Kemp of Grimsby. His mother was Miss Ella Boughner of Beamsville, a sister of Mrs. Robt. Kemp of Grimsby. Sergt. Kemp was 36 years old, and at the time of his enlistment was plumbing inspector for the city of Edmonton. He served through the South African War, with the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles. Two brothers of Sergt. Kemp are now in the trenches and a cousin, Fred Kemp, son of Robt. and Mrs. Kemp of Grimsby, has just finished his course as a lieutenant, and will go with the Battalion from the Parry Sound district.

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Sergt. Kemp killed in action