Daniel Kennon

Daniel Kennon

Birth
Naco, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Death 11 Dec 1943 (aged 24)
Emden, Stadtkreis Emden, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Plot Block 2
Memorial ID 51455725 · View Source
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Engineer Waist Gunner T/Sgt. Daniel Kennon KIA DFC
Hometown: Douglas, Arizona
Squadron: 67th BS 44th Bomb Group
Service # 38102848
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Pilot Capt. Charles M. Shaw KIA Mississippi DFC

Target: Emden Industrial area
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 11-Dec-43
Serial Number: 41-24232
Aircraft Model B-24
Aircraft Letter: M
Aircraft Name: CALABAN
Location:
Cause: 9 KIA
Notes: Sgt. Kennon with Pilot Lt. Frank Slough, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his participation in "Operation Tidal Wave" the low level mission to destroy Romanian Oil Refineries (Ploesti)

B24 41-24232 was flown by a different crew on operation tidal wave the low level raid on Ploesti oil refinery.

Contributed by John Dowdy, Find A Grave volunteer #47791572
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The 1930 Federal Census of Pirtleville, Cochise, Arizona:

head, William D Kennon, M, 39, Texas
wife, Mary Parodi Kennon, F, 38, Mexico
son, William Kennon, M, 14, Mexico
son, Henry Kennon, M, 20, Mexico
son, Alfonso Kennon, M, 18, Mexico
son, Charles D. Kennon, M, 13, June 26, 1919 Arizona
son, Daniel Kennon, M, 12, Arizona
daughter, Mary F Kennon, F, 9, Arizona
daughter, Minnie A. Kennon, F, 7, Sept 19, 1923 Arizona
son, Frank Kennon, M, 5, Arizona
daughter, Edna Kennon, F, 2, May 28, 1928 Arizona


Inscription

Arizona
T Sgt 44 AAF Bomb GP World War II
DFC - AM & 2 OLC-PH


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  • Maintained by: Cori H
  • Originally Created by: Bob & Sue
  • Added: 21 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51455725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Kennon (28 Jun 1919–11 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51455725, citing Evergreen Memorial Park, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Cori H (contributor 46481123) .