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Edward C KennyUnit: 17 Engr Bn 2nd Armd Div, Company Unknown Rank: PrivateBorn: 05/28/1914
Location grave Private Edward C. Kenny at the Golden Gate National Cemetery:
San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Where was Private Edward C. Kenny killed in action/ died of wounds?
In the Unit History most of the Engineers who got killed in action or died of wounds are mentioned, sometimes with, and sometimes without their names.
The death of Edward C Kelly is not mentioned anywhere, and is not named in the after action report. Without his Headstone Application Card or other info we can’t tell in what Company he served in.
We do know he was “Killed in Action” on the day July 30th, 1944. There were many casualties during all the operations in July 44, caused by artillery and fighting through the hedgerows.
The cause of his death and the location he was Killed may never be known.
We can only roughly tell the region Edward C Kenny should be Killed in Action.
Region where Private Edward C. Kenny was killed in action:
Official casualty list
Temporary Grave 31st july 1944 at Marigny number 1, Normandy France
The location of the house in the year where Edward C Kenny lived with the family, as an year old “ ”:
Adress: 4431, 23rd Street, San Francisco, Californië, United States
US Sensus 1940
Father Edward F Kenny owned the house wordt 4800 USD, he worked as a bookkeeper for the “Planing Mill”. The sons are clerks and underwriters and stenographe for a insurance Company. Father Edward and mother Anne E were immigrated from Ireland, Europe.
|Name||Edward C Kenny|
|Event Place||San Francisco (Districts 1-250), San Francisco, California, United States|
|Relationship to Head of Household||Son|
|Relationship to Head of Household (Original)||Son|
|Birth Year (Estimated)||1915|
|Edward F Kenny||Head||M||50||California|
|Anne E Kenny||Wife||F||49||California|
|Anna A Kenny||Daughter||F||24||California|
|Edna N Kenny||Daughter||F||22||California|
|Dorothy A Kenny||Daughter||F||20||California|
|Evelyn G Kenny||Daughter||F||17||California|
|Edward C Kenny||Son||M||15||California|
|Marie M Kenny||Daughter||F||12||California|
|Grace H Kenny||Daughter||F||10||California|
|Eleanor F Kenny||Daughter||F||4||California|
|Edward F Kenny||Male||50||Married||White||Head||1880||California||Ireland||Ireland||B|
|Anne E Kenny||Female||49||Married||Mexican||Wife||1881||California||Ireland||Ireland||B||7|
|Anna A Kenny||Female||24||Single||White||Daughter||1906||California||California||California||B||7|
|Edna N Kenny||Female||22||Single||White||Daughter||1908||California||California||California||B||7|
|Dorothy A Kenny||Female||20||Single||White||Daughter||1910||California||California||California||B||7|
|Evelyn G Kenny||Female||17||Single||White||Daughter||1913||California||California||California||B||7|
|Edward C Kenny||Male||15||Single||White||Son||1915||California||California||California||B||7|
|Marie M Kenny||Female||12||Single||White||Daughter||1918||California||California||California||B||7|
|Grace H Kenny||Female||10||Single||White||Daughter||1920||California||California||California||B||7|
|Eleanor F Kenny||Female||4||Single||White||Daughter||1926||California||California||California||B||7|
|Name||Edward C Kenny|
|Name (Original)||KENNY EDWARD C|
|Event Type||Military Service|
|Event Date||09 Dec 1942|
|Term of Enlistment||Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law|
|Event Place||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Education Level||4 years of high school|
|Civilian Occupation||Skilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehicles|
|Marital Status||Single, without dependents|
|Army Branch||Branch Immaterial – Warrant Officers, USA|
|Army Component||Selectees (Enlisted Men)|
|Source Reference||Civil Life|
|Affiliate ARC Identifier||1263923|
|Box Film Number||13936.159|
Research © by: Martijn Brandjes
Text © by: Martijn Brandjes
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