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CPT Kenneth N. Kellow
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Birth: 1915
Thurston County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1944

Killed in bombing raid over Ploesti Oil Fields, Romania

Kenneth N. Kellow
Enlisted in the National Guard Dec. 10, 1939.
Enlisted in Army Air Corps on Sept. 23, 1941 as a Cadet.
Sept. 1942 -- 1st Lt. & Naval Instructor at Selman Field, Louisiana.
Member of 757th Bomb Squadron in Italy.
Received Air Medal, May 1944, Navigator: Liberator Bomber, 15th A.A.F.

Completed 45 flying missions in World War II.
Received Distinguished Flying Cross.
Plane hit by anti-aircraft and exploded in air in Romania.
Purple Heart & Presidential Citation awarded.
Mary Elizabeth Hannah, young widow of Capt. Kenneth Norman Kellow of Nebraska who had been shot down.

Parents: C. J. Albert & Lena Kellow, buried at Battle Creek, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife, parents, and one young son, Kenneth Jr., one year old. 
Family links: 
  Albert Kellow (1886 - 1957)
  Lena Trenouth Kellow (1885 - 1979)
Fort Scott National Cemetery
Fort Scott
Bourbon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 2, 0, 1614
Created by: Conley Wolterman
Record added: Apr 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68879074
CPT Kenneth N. Kellow
Added by: Conley Wolterman
CPT Kenneth N. Kellow
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CPT Kenneth N. Kellow
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 Added: Jun. 10, 2012

 Added: Apr. 24, 2011
Navigator on board B-24H # 41-28769. Served with the 757th BS, 459th Bomb Group.
- Bob Markham
 Added: Jun. 21, 2011

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