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Lieut William Stanley Kempen, Jr.

Lieut William Stanley Kempen, Jr.

Birth
Death 28 Nov 1950 (aged 27)
North Korea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 66, Site: 1260
Memorial ID 48769052 · View Source
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KEMPEN, WILLIAM S JR
USA
Serial # O-00059376
1LT B CO 1/32 REGT 7
KIA 11/28/1950
Bodied recoverd 2003/11/03
Body ID 2005/01/07

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Son of Alice Fisher Kempen.
He is survived by two daughters, Margaret Nordt and Katherine Faust. He's also survived by 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

William served as a First Lieutenant, Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He resided in Wilmington, Delaware prior to the war.

William was "Killed in Action" while fighting the enemy in North Korea.

His remains were recovered on November 3, 2003 and identified on January 7, 2005. He was interred here in the Arlington, National Cemetery.

First Lieutenant Kempen was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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He also has a "Cenotaph" in the Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, Delaware. " Click Here " for that record.

He also has a "Cenotaph" at the Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii. " Click Here " for that record.

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Gravesite Details 1ST LT US ARMY; KOREA

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 25 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48769052
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut William Stanley Kempen, Jr. (7 Feb 1923–28 Nov 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48769052, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .