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Ens Kevin O Ahern

Ens Kevin O Ahern

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 3 May 1944 (aged 26)
Bougainville (North Solomons), Papua New Guinea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56786557 · View Source
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Husband of Gertrude P. Ahern.

Kevin served as a Ensign, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

Kevin was declared "Missing In Action" during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O-278001

Kevin served as a Pilot on a V1 Lockheed Ventura in the VB-148 (Navy Bombing Squadron) on a Mission to Bouganville Island when he was hit by Enemy Fire and crashed (in Sea).

( Bio: by Russ Pickett )

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New Hampshire.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56786557
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ens Kevin O Ahern (21 Apr 1918–3 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56786557, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .