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PVT Benjamin Franklyn McKenney

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PVT Benjamin Franklyn McKenney Veteran

Birth
Haddam, Washington County, Kansas, USA
Death
6 Jun 1944 (aged 22)
Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France Add to Map
Plot
Block I Row 22 Grave 18
Memorial ID
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U.S. Army Service No. (ASN): #17056995
Enlistment Date: 04/08/1942 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Entered the Service from: Kansas
H Company, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Awards: Purple Heart

Benjamin F. McKenney is listed as Killed In Action in the 1946 Army and Army Air Forces Personnel Casualty List for Cloud County, Kansas.

U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 lists his residence as 107 North Broadway, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas. Contact person listed as Mrs. Frank Dungan of same address. Place of birth listed as Haddam, Kansas on 07/12/1921. Middle name listed as Franklyn. Employed by Boogart's, 501 Washington, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas as of 02/16/1942 registration date.

U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S., Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949 lists the name and address of his Next of Kin as:

Mrs. Bessie M. Dungan
107 North Broadway
Concordia, Kansas

***I would like to thank Bill Tollefson Find A Grave ID 50916673 for adding his gravesite photo to this memorial***

***I would like to thank Mike van den Dobbelsteen Find A Grave ID 49474196 for adding his gravesite photo to this memorial***

***I would like to thank wlowe Find A Grave ID 48342950 for updating the inscription information on this memorial in addition to adding the link below as well as linking his parents to it***

Also has a cenotaph at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Kansas.
U.S. Army Service No. (ASN): #17056995
Enlistment Date: 04/08/1942 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
Entered the Service from: Kansas
H Company, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Awards: Purple Heart

Benjamin F. McKenney is listed as Killed In Action in the 1946 Army and Army Air Forces Personnel Casualty List for Cloud County, Kansas.

U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 lists his residence as 107 North Broadway, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas. Contact person listed as Mrs. Frank Dungan of same address. Place of birth listed as Haddam, Kansas on 07/12/1921. Middle name listed as Franklyn. Employed by Boogart's, 501 Washington, Concordia, Cloud County, Kansas as of 02/16/1942 registration date.

U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S., Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949 lists the name and address of his Next of Kin as:

Mrs. Bessie M. Dungan
107 North Broadway
Concordia, Kansas

***I would like to thank Bill Tollefson Find A Grave ID 50916673 for adding his gravesite photo to this memorial***

***I would like to thank Mike van den Dobbelsteen Find A Grave ID 49474196 for adding his gravesite photo to this memorial***

***I would like to thank wlowe Find A Grave ID 48342950 for updating the inscription information on this memorial in addition to adding the link below as well as linking his parents to it***

Also has a cenotaph at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Kansas.

Inscription

BENJAMIN F. MCKENNEY
PVT 116 INF 29 DIV
KANSAS JUNE 6 1944




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