Pvt Donald K Kenneson

Pvt Donald K Kenneson

Birth
Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 5 Feb 1945 (aged 18)
Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 56373433 · View Source
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Private, inlistement 13 Jun 1944, Fort Devens, 15th Infantry 3rd Division, awarded the Purple Heart.

Lowell Sun. Feb. 24, 1945
SON OF FORMER LOCAL COUPLE KILLED
Pvt. Donald K. Kenneson Loses life in France
LOWELL - Pvt. Donald K. Kenneson, U.S. Army Infantry, 203 Chestnut Street, Waltham was killed in action somewhere in France on Feb. 5, according to a war department telegram received by his mother Mrs. Marie R. Kenneson.
Pvt. Kenesson who would have celebrated his 19th birthday on Feb. 20 was graduated from Waltham high school with the class of 1943. He was employed by the New England Mica Co. until his induction in June 1944. He received his basic training in Camp Blanding, Fla., and left for overseas duty in January.
His mother, and father the late Fred A. Kenneson, are former residents of Lowell. Private Kenneson leaves two sisters, Waltham residents and two brothers serving in the armed forces.
Pvt. Fred J. Kenneson who fought in France for some time with a tank destoyer unit, is now receiving hospitalization in England. A second brother, Coxswain Robert A. Kenneson USN is stationned in this country.
(Ancestry.com)


Gravesite Details Entered the Service from Massachusetts.

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  • Maintained by: Dominique Ritchot
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373433
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Donald K Kenneson (20 Feb 1926–5 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373433, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Dominique Ritchot (contributor 47881852) .