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Stephen Kettle

Biography of Colour Sergeant Major Stephen Kettle, (7857)
1st battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 4th October 1917

under Construction


Stephen Kettle

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Jan – Mar 1889

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England


No marriage for Stephen has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.


Father’s Name:
Thomas Kettle

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Cowbit, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:

Mother’s Name:
Sarah Ann Pick

Mother’s DOB: Step-Mother

Mothers POB: Step-Mother
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
19 July 1882 Bourne

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Annie Mary Kettle, 1883, Bourne
William Edward Kettle, 1885, Bourne
Stephen Kettle, 1889, Bourne
Hilda Frances Kettle, 1902, Bourne
Plus 1 more whose name are unknown taken from the 1911 census.

1891 Census:
Stephen is living with his parents in Eastgate, Bourne, Lincolnshire

1901 Census:
Stephen is living with his mother in Eastgate, Bourne, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
Stephen is living in Aden with his battalion 1st Lincolnshires.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that John Thomas Haines, 29977, 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra, Princes of Wales’ Own)was killed in action on 8th February 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders..

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:

John’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

UK:Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private John Thomas Haines, 29977, 7th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment who died on 8 February 1917 Age 34
Son of Mr T W Haines of Dyke, Bourne, Lincs
Remembered with honour, Thiepval Memorial.

More information:

Military Service Timeline:

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.