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Carleton Edward Kenney
Birth: May 25, 1914
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1943, At Sea

The son of Klarence Kenney & Esther Laughlin; Postville High School '32; In 1938 he enlisted in the Navy. On 24 Dec 1943 he was a crew member of the USS Leary, part of the escort for the USS Card, when she was hit by 3 torpedoes, fired by the German submarine U-275. Ninety seven of her crew of 149 were lost in the North Atlantic, including Carleton and Commander James Ellsworth Kyes; 57 crew members were rescued by the USS Schenck.

Carleton was engaged to marry Miss Reta Rice of Boston at the time of his death.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Klarence Edward Henry Kenney (1891 - 1977)
  Esther Winifred Laughlin Kenney (1890 - 1984)
 
 Siblings:
  Carleton Edward Kenney (1914 - 1943)
  James Robert Kenney (1919 - 1991)*
  William Oral Kenney (1920 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Monument at Postville Cemetery; however, died at sea in Atlantic during World War II.
 
Burial:
Postville Cemetery
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 12, 2001
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