1884 Mar 17. Born Dublin (he made himself 3 years younger when he joined ARIC says in1887).
1901 census He is a boarder in 29, Mornington Road, St Pancras. His uncle is also there.
1901 Oct 9. Joined Militia 5th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. He was a 17 year old clerk living in London, born Dublin. His next of kin is his uncle, Thomas George Edwards, Regents Pk Rd, London. Thomas George Edwards had married Effie Kendall in 1889 in Sheffield. They are in 1891 census but there is no child in the house.
1911 census shows him as KENDALL, Joseph, 1 Bn Duke Of Wellington's West Riding Regt, at Ambla, Punjab, India. Born Dublin 1884
1915 Dec 9 Commissioned. The Lincolnshire Regiment. Serjeant Joseph Kendall, from The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).
1917 Feb 13 Gazetted MC. 2nd Lt. (temp. Capt.) Joseph Kendall, Linc Reg.
1917 Mar 31. Promoted Lt. J. Kendall, M.C. (2nd Lt., Linc. R.), from a Serv. Bn., Linc. R. 31 Mar. 1917, with seniority 12 Feb. 1916.
1919 Aug 10. Linc Reg..—Lt. J. Kendall, M.C., retires, receiving a gratuity.
1920. Sep 10. Joined ADRIC with service no 522. Posted to D Coy, entry says "bombing and machine gun"
1920 Dec 29. "Permitted to resign"
1933 Dec 2. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall cease to belong to the Res. of Off.:— Lincoln R.—Lt. J. Kendall, M.C.
1939 Register. Living at 17Brackley Rd, Chiswick with wife Sarah C. He is a Commercial Rep
1940 His wife Sarah died in Brentford