Lt Jesse Desmond McKenna

Alphabetic gives him as " J D " aged 34. Dehhi Durbar Medal, and Russian Order of St George

1886 Oct 5. Born Beverley, East Yorks. His father was an Army OR, Michael Joseph McKenna

1891 census. I cannot get him in , presumably with his father in the Army

1901 census. He is a "boy" in the infantry at .38 / 64 Regimental Depot, Whittington Heath Near Lichfield, Staffs

1911 census, A Private in East Yorks Regt in FYZABAD, INDIA. He had the Delhi Durbar medal

1914 Sep 8 Lands in France

1915 Sep 15. Awarded Russian Medal of St George, 1st Class

1917 Nov 21. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1919 May 30. The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.: — North'd Fus.—J. D. McKenna.

1919 May 25. Serving in Castlebar,Mayo with Northumberland Fusiliers when he applies for medals.

1920 Mar 11. North'd Fus.—Lt. J. D. .McKenna retires, receiving a gratuity

1920 Oct/Dec Married in Hastings, Sussex to Annie Josephine Cassidy

1921 Feb 16 . Joined ADRIC with service no 1685. Posted to J Coy

1922 Jan 23, Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1935 Feb 10. North'd Fus.—Lt. J. D. McKenna, having attained the age limit of liability to recall, ceases to belong to the Res. of Off.

1939 Register. Living with wife Annie at 14 Banks Road , Ashford U.D., Kent. He is a Clerk Kent Country Council

1970 Jul 6 . Died 14 Banks Rd Ashford, Kent aged 83