Bede Kenny VC [Autograph of Lance Corporal Bede Kenny VC]

Accession Number RC08283
Collection number Souvenirs 10 Collection (Autographs and Autograph Books) 2/1/10
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Object type Souvenir
Maker Kenny, Thomas James Bede
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

A page from an autograph book containing the autograph of Victoria Cross recipient Lance Corporal Bede Kenny. It reads 'Bede Kenny V.C. 2nd Batt. A.I.F. "Hermies" 1917'. Bede Kenny received his VC for conspicuous gallantry in the attack on Hermies, France, in 1917. Pencil on paper.

There is a part of an unrelated message on the reverse, dated 15.4.37.

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