Kendle, Robert Hastings (1876-1915)
Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.
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Details: Robert Hastings Kendle (1876-1915), born 26 March 1876 at Broadlands, Romsey, son of George Robert Kendle (Old Shirburnian; steward and agent) and Lizzie Kendle, Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire; brother of Francis Clifford Hastings (1877-1924). Married to Lotta Kendle of Lindfield, Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire.
Attended Malvern House preparatory school, Shirley.
Attended Sherborne School (Price's house) January-April 1890.
Attended Weymouth College.
In business in London.
Served in the South African War.
WW1, Major in the Suffolk Regiment, 5th Bn. (T.); as Honorary Captain in Regulars, volunteered for foreign service; 1915, gazetted to Major, made a district Musketry Instructor, and received Volunteer Decoration; went to Gallipoli in July 1915. Killed in a bayonet charge at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 12 August 1915. Awarded long service and good conduct medals.
Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, I. B. 18 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/601878/KENDLE,%20ROBE...
Great Malvern Priory War Memorial, Worcestershire.
Romsey War Memorial www.roll-of-honour.com/Hampshire/Romsey.html.
Sherborne School; War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.
Malvern Remembers website: www.malvernremembers.org.uk/ww1-profiles/robert-hastings-...