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Kerfant, J F

Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery

Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt, Somme.

Son of John Louis and Josephine Le Tacon Kerfant, of 1, Patriotic St., St. Helier, Jersey.

Died of wounds, aged 27 years

NEWS ITEM IN Jersey Evening Post of Monday 23 October 1916

Jerseyman in Hospital. Private J Kerfant is reported to be at the BAD Hospital, Field End Lodge, Eastcote, Middlesex. We trust that he will make a speedy recovery.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 21 October 1918

Roll of Honour. We regret to chronicle the fact that Lance Corporal J F Kerfant of the Middlesex Regiment died on 12 October in hospital in France of gun shot wounds in the abdomen. The deceased soldier, who was 27, was born in Trinity and was formerly employed at the Hotel de l'Europe. He joined up about 3 years ago and leaves a mother, who resides at 1 Patriotic Street, to whom we offer our sincere sympathy.


Picture courtesy of Mike & Rosemarie Thomas


John Francis Kerfant

Lance Corporal John Francis Kerfant
4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment

Commemorated on Trinity Parish Memorial, Jersey
and on St Thomas' Roman Catholic Church Memorial, Jersey


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record