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Sgt Kenneth J Brandt

Sgt Kenneth J Brandt

Birth
DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Death 23 Jul 1943 (aged 34)
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot Section G-1, Lot 31
Memorial ID 77642824 · View Source
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Kenneth served as a Staff Sergeant, 7th Ferrying Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on March 19, 1942 at Fort Niagara, Youngstown, New York. He was noted as being employed in the construction field and also as being Single, without dependents.

He died in the "Line Of Duty" as a result of a "Non Battle" related incident during the war.

Service # 32254333

Syracuse Herald American - July 25, 1943

Lt Rodney A. Van Nimwegen, 22, of Alton Iowa and Staff Sgt Kenneth Brandt, 24, of Jamesville, NY were identified by the Seventh Ferrying Group's public relations office today as the fliers killed yesterday in the wreck of a light bomber.

Sergeant Brandt was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Brandt, 401 Tecumseh Road, Town of Dewitt, and had served in the Army since his induction March 19, 1942.

He was born in the Town of Dewitt May 28, 1909 and before entering service was an interior decorator. He trained at Keesler Field Miss and later was sent for advanced training to the Bell Aircraft plant at Niagara Falls.

In November 1942 after qualifying as an airplane mechanic, Sergeant Brandt was transferred to Great Falls, Mont., to serve with a ferrying group of the Army Air Forces.

( Burial Location & Article found by: Anne Cady )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 5 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77642824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Kenneth J Brandt (28 May 1909–23 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77642824, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .