Carsphairn Archive

William Hew Clark Kennedy - Aged around 55.

Item

DI_57.jpg

Title

William Hew Clark Kennedy - Aged around 55.

Description

Was trained by Standard Life in Edinburgh along with his brother Archibald. He served in the Boer War and was wounded. On his return he was sent to Canada and, on the outbreak of the First World War, joined the Canadian Infantry Brigade. He became Canada's most decorated soldier, winning VC, DSO (and bar) and the Croix de Guerre with Palm. After the War he became Standard Life's manager in Canada and retired in 1945. He then became a Director of the Company in 1947.

Identifier

DI_57, Photo_1380

Contributor

HCK

Date

c.1934

Citation

KH, “William Hew Clark Kennedy - Aged around 55.,” Carsphairn Archive, accessed January 28, 2022, https://carsphairn.org/CarsphairnArchive/items/show/1406.