WW1 Memorial Mariner’s Church Dun Laoghaire
The World War 1 Memorial in the Mariner’s Church in Dun Laoghaire records the names of those connected with the church that died in the Great War. The Church was built in 1837. The Church was designed to meet the needs of the seafarers whose vessels sought shelter in Kingstown harbour. The church could accommodate 1400 people and the Deed of Trust stated that one third of the seating was to accommodate the families of those in the seafaring, coastguard and revenue services.
Herbert Colles Kennedy 269041 Gunner 28th Reserve Battalion Royal Field Artillery. Died on the 15th of October 1918 aged 19. He is buried in Dean’s Grange Cemetery Dublin. Son of the Very Rev. Dean H. B. Kennedy, B.D., of Corrig Castle, Kingstown.