Francis Kennedy was the son of the late Michael and Catherine Kennedy; husband of the late Sarah Kennedy. Born at Liverpool.  
 
He died when the S.S. Ausonia was torpedoed without warning and sunk by gunfire by U55, 620 miles W by S from Fastnet on 30 May 1918 with 44 lives lost.
 
'Deaths at Sea' give his home address as 58 Hornby Street, Liverpool.
 
For further details see also Our Lady of Reconciliation War Memorial