new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Kendle, Robert Hastings (1876-1915) | by sherborneschoolarchives
Back to album

Kendle, Robert Hastings (1876-1915)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

If you have any additional information about this individual, or if you use one of our images, we would love to hear from you. Please leave a comment below or contact us via the Sherborne School Archives website: oldshirburnian.org.uk/school-archives/contact-the-school-...

 

Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

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.

 

Commemorated at:

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-...

2,251 views
1 fave
0 comments
Taken on July 22, 2013