Born in 1918
Parents: William A. and Grace Kennedy
Siblings: Grace M. Kennedy, John W. Kennedy, and Beverly S. Kennedy

Enlisted on November 23, 1940, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA in the Army Air Corps
Memorialized at Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines

1st L William Kennedy went missing as a result of the sinking of the U.S.S. Langley by enemy action on 27 February 1942.

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of death: 1 March 1942
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manila American Cemetery, Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Bottom Panel
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