Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
St. Nicholas' Churchyard
Kenilworth (St. Nicholas) Churchyard contains five burials from the First World War.
One soldier of the Yorkshire Regiment is buried in this cemetery.
We are very grateful to Richard Roberts (<firstname.lastname@example.org>) for providing the photos and the information for this cemetery.
|Corporal Alfred Kelsey, 15709.
7th Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of William and Harriett Kelsey, of Kenilworth. Died at home 28 August 1916. Aged 43.
Born Kenilworth (Warwick), Enlisted Stokesley, Resided Stoneleigh (Kenilworth).
A view of Alfred Kelsey's grave showing in the background the ruined Gatehouse, formerly the main entrance to the Abbey of St Mary founded in 1124 and where the poor received alms. The Abbey was closed by Henry VIII in 1538 and little of the building still remains.
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