DELVILLE WOOD

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN INFANTRY BRIGADE

ROLLCALL ON THE 14th JULY 1916

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Private John KABER

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Henry Joseph Page KALIS

1st SAI - Killed on the 20th July (Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private Charles Duncan KALLIS

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Drummer F. KANE

3rd SAI, B Coy - Killed on the 20th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private Arthur Rousseau KANNEMEYER

2nd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Victor KAPLAN

2nd SAI

Killed in action at gauches Wood on the 22nd March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Lance Corporal C.H.A. KAUFFMAN

2nd SAI

Private Ernest William KEATING

1st SAI - Died of wounds on the 17th July (Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension)

Lance Corporal Alexander KEAY

4th SAI, C Coy

Missing in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 12th October 1916  (Thiepval Memorial)

Lance Corporal Ernest James KEELEY

4th SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

Killed in action (as Second Lieutenant) on the 23rd July 1918 (Ploegsteert Memorial)

Private R.E. KEENAN

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private KEENNY

1st SAI, C Coy - Taken prisoner

Private Benjamin Lombard KEET

4th SAI, A Coy - Killed on the 16th July (Serre Road Cemetery N°2)

Private A.B. KEEVEY

2nd SAI

Private Henry KEGG

4th SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Killed in action near Arras on the 12th April 1917 (Arras Memorial)

Sergeant A.D. KEITH

4th SAI - Taken prisoner on the 15th July

Sergeant W.S. KEITH

4th SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Lance Corporal A. KELLAND

2nd SAI

Lance Corporal A.L. KELLY

2nd SAI

Recommanded for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained)

Died of wounds (as Corporal) on the 17th October 1916 (Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension)

Lance Corporal B.H. KELLY

2nd SAI - Wounded

Lance Corporal E.P.H. KELLY

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Corporal J.W.D. KELLY

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private Vincent John KELLY

3rd SAI - Wounded

Recommanded for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained)

Private L.K. KEMACK

4th SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private Reuben Francis McCoy KEMP

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner and died of wounds on the 21st July (Favreuil British Cemetery)

Private Leonard KENDALL

2nd SAI, C Coy - Wounded

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood.

Sergeant D. KENLEY

4th SAI

Private J. KENNEDY

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Sergeant J. KENNEDY

2nd SAI

Private T.B. KENNEDY

2nd SAI

Private W.R. KENNETT

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th july

Private J.C. KENNY

1st SAI - Taken prisoner on the 18th July

Private Edward George KENSIT

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private George William KENSLEY

4th SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private H.H. KENT

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private George Henry KEOGH

3rd SAI, B Coy - Died of wounds on the 20th July (Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private R.G. KEOGH

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

Private J.J. KEOWN

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Corporal Reginald George KERNICK

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Mentioned in despatches later in the War

Died of wounds (as Second Lieutenant) on the 5th October 1917 (Nine Elms British Cemetery)

Private Herbert John KERSWILL

3rd SAI, D Coy - Declared missing in action on the 1st August (Thiepval Memorial)

Private E.R. KESSLER

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private Walter Oswald KEW

3rd SAI - Died of wounds on the 30th July (La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie)

Private Albert Edward KEYS

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private F.D.J. KEYS

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private Hugh KEYS

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action on the 1st August (Thiepval Memorial)

Private R. McL. KEYS

2nd SAI

Private George Henry KIDD

2nd SAI

Killed in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 12th October 1916 (Warlencourt British Cemetery)

Lance Corporal George William KIDNER

2nd SAI

Killed in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 12th October 1916 (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Colin Gerald KIDSON

2nd SAI, D Coy - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Lance Corporal Eric Montague KIDSON

3rd SAI - Died of wounds on the 21st July (Etaples Military Cemetery)

Private R. KIDSON

2nd SAI - Wounded

Lance Corporal R.D.W. KIEK

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private Sydney Daniel KILIAN

4th SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private S.G. KILLMANN

2nd SAI

Private A. KILPATRICK

2nd SAI

Private M.E. KIMBERLEY

2nd SAI

Killed in action near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Sergeant W. KIMM

4th SAI

Corporal A.B. KING

4th SAI

Private George Alfred KING

1st SAI, D Coy - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Corporal J.C. KING

1st SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 16th July

Private P.B. KING

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner

Private R. KING

4th SAI

Private T.F. KING

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Private T.G. KING

4th SAI - Taken prisoner on the 16th July

CQMS U. KING

2nd SAI

Private V. KING

3rd SAI, B Coy - Wounded

Private W.F. KING

4th SAI

Second Lieutenant W.L. KING

2nd SAI

Awarded The Military Cross and Bar later in the War.

Private Richard Samuel KINGWELL

4th SAI - Wounded

Killed in action (as Sergeant) on the 19th August 1917 (Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension)

Private James Aloysius KINLAY

4th SAI - Died of wounds on the 21st July (Wimereux Communal Cemetery)

Private William KINNEAR

4th SAI

Killed in action at Marrieres Wood (as Lance Corporal) on the 24th March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Sergeant H.S. KIPLING

1st SAI, C Coy - Taken prisoner on the 16th July

Private Archibald Stanley KIRBY

3rd SAI, B Coy - Killed on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Sergeant H. KIRBY

3rd SAI - Wounded

Lance Corporal Harold Gordon KIRBY

4th SAI - Killed on the 19th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Brother of Walter Houx Kirby

Private J.A. KIRBY

2nd SAI

Second Lieutenant Walter Houx KIRBY

4th SAI, C Coy - Wounded

Brother of Harold Gordon Kirby

Wounded on four occasions during the War and awarded the Military Cross. Capain at the end of the War.

Killed in action on the 22nd November 1941 at Sidi Rezegh as commanding officer of the 3rd Transvall Scottish

Private W.J. KIRBY

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private A.C. KIRK

2nd SAI

Lance Corporal Robert D.W. KIRK

2nd SAI, C Coy

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood.

Commissionned in November 1916.

Acting Sergeant A. KIRKBY

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Private William James KIRKHAM

1st SAI - Killed on the 17th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private J. KIRKLAND

4th SAI

Private KIRKMAN

1st SAI, C Coy - Taken prisoner

Private Alfred John KIRKMAN

2nd SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Brother of  Sidney Frank and Wilfred Douglas

Private Sidney Frank KIRKMAN

1st SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 17th July.

Brother of Alfred John and Wilfred Douglas

Joined the Royal Field Artillery, was commissionned and ended the War as Captain.

Private Wilfred Douglas KIRKMAN

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July and taken prisoner

Brother of Alfred John and Sidney Frank

Private F.E. KIRSTEN

Wounded

Private A. KITSING

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private A.J. KLEIN

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private Wessel George KLEINHANS

4th SAI - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Ivon KLEINSCHMIDT

2nd SAI, B Coy - attached to the Trench Mortar Battery

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood.

Lance Corproal T.F. KLONOWSKI

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private William KNEWSLUB

2nd SAI - Wounded and taken prisoner on the 18th July

Second Lieutenant A.R. KNIBBS

1st SAI, D Coy - Wounded on the 18th July

Later awarded the MBE (Military Division) and mentioned in War Office Communiqués

Private Horace Lester KNIBBS

2nd SAI

Killed in action near Arras (as Lance Corporal) on the 12th April 1917 (Brown's Copse Cemetery)

Private William Albertus KNIGHT

2nd SAI

Killed in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 12th October 1916 (Thiepval Memorial)

Private D. KNOETZE

2nd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 18th July

Private T.E. KNOTT

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private J.H. KNOWLES

2nd SAI - Wounded

Lance Corporal George Charles KNOX

4th SAI - Missing in action on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Peter KNOX

3rd SAI

Recommanded for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained)

Private I.J. KOCH

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Lance Corporal A. KOEKEMOER

3rd SAI - Wounded

Private Henry Andrew George KOHLING

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Missing in action on the 25th March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private P. KOSSICK

4th SAI

Private E.J. KOSTER

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private J. KRIEL

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Awarded the Military Medal later in the War

Private Joseph KRIGE

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private D.J. KRUGER

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private Leonard KURZ

2nd SAI - Killed on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Arnold Gerald John KUYS

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 16th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private David James  KYLE

4th SAI - Wounded

Commissioned in  1918.