Ken hit Omaha Beach, Dog Green First Wave as a Sergeant with A Company, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. He made it off the beach with some of the Bedford Boys, but was killed on 25 June.
-Submitted by Allen D. Jackson, USAF (Ret)

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of death: 25 June 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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