Thomas Knowles Kenworthy was born at Manchester in 1896. He was the only child of Edward James Kenworthy and Lucy (nee Parker).
 
His father died in 1900 and his mother in 1912.
 
A report on his death appeared in the Bootle Times on the 18th August 1916.
 
   Mrs. Briggs, of Fairholme-road, Crosby, had received news that her nephew, Pte. T.K. Kenworthy, of the "Pals," had been killed. He was on the staff of the Bank of Liverpool. He enlisted in august, 1914, and went out to France early in October, 1915, being subsequently attached to the machine gun section. His comrade, "Bobbie," in a letter, says of Pte. Kenworthy:- He always endeavoured to instil his hopefulness into those around him."

Bootle Times 18th August 1916

 
His mother's sister Emily Briggs (nee Parker) of Norwood, Fairholme Road, Great Crosby was his next of kin. She moved to Northamptonshire in 1921.
 
Probate of his estate was obtained at London on the 6th September 1916 by his cousin James Parker Briggs, bank manager. His residence was given as The Barracks, Prescot and his effects were valued at 481 13s 2d (42,000 at current values.)
 
Death notices appeared in the local press.
 
Newspaper (date) Evening Express (14-Aug-16)
Rank, Forename(s), Surname Private T K Kenworthy
Regiment, Regimental No, medals Kings Liverpool Regiment
Cause and date of death, age Killed in Action 30-Jul-16
Information contained in notice Only son of the late Mr and Mrs E J Kenworthy Nephew of Mrs Briggs address Norwood Fairholme Road Crosby
   
Newspaper (date) Liverpool Echo (14-Aug-16)
Rank, Forename(s), Surname Private Thomas Knowles Kenworthy
Regiment, Regimental No, medals Kings Liverpool Regiment 15925
Cause and date of death, age Killed in Action 30-Jul-16 aged 20 years
Information contained in notice Son of the late Mr and Mrs E J Kenworthy address Crosby