2Lt Charles F Kenyon

2Lt Charles F Kenyon

Birth
Bronxville, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 3 Sep 1943 (aged 24)
Burial Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
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The Daily Argus Mount Vernon, NY Thursday, 18 April 1946
Mrs Kenyon Gets Award For Late Son Tomorrow

An Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster posthumously awarded to Second Lieutenant Charles F Kenyon, Army Air Force bombardier-navigator, will be presented to his mother, Mrs H Russell Kenyon of 115 Overlook Street, tomorrow at Mitchel Field, L.I.

Lieutenant Kenyon was reported missing Sept. 3, 1943, while serving as a navigator aboard a B-24 Liberator in the Middle East. Accompanying Mrs Kenyon to the ceremony will be Mr Kenyon, two sons, former Navy Ensign Burt P. Kenyon and Donald Kenyon; a daughter, Miss Emily D Kenyon, and Mrs Kenyon's mother, Mrs N.R. Feagles. The Kenyon's oldest son, Ensign H. Russell Kenyon, a member of Navy Torpedo Squadron 8, was killed in the Battle of Midway. The War Department also has sent Mrs Kenyon a Distinguished unit badge and Oak Leaf Cluster and Purple Heart awarded to Lieutenant Kenyon.


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2 LT 521 BOMB SQ 376 BOMB GP(H) N Y

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 56364598
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Charles F Kenyon (27 Aug 1919–3 Sep 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56364598, citing Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .