William Morris Kitchen
Born 11 November 1914, Swainsboro, Georgia
Died non Battle 24 November 1943, Washington College, Tennessee

Private Aviation Cadet, Air Corps
Private Kitchen was an Air Cadet and Flight instructor. He died of his injuries caused by an accident on the highway at Washington College in Tennessee.

The Kingsport Times News, 25 November 1943
Tri-city airport instructor dies in traffic wreck. Johnson City, Tenn. – William M. (Bill) Kitchen, 26, Limestone, CAA instructor at Tri-City airport was instantly killed shortly after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday near Washington College when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a truck. State patrolman C.W. Walker, who investigated the crash, said the accident occurred as Kitchen attempted to pass the truck which was driven by Magistrate J.E. Hartman. He said Hartman was turning left into a driveway when the motorcycle struck. A local undertaker said Kitchen was thrown clear of the wreck He said the dead instructor suffered a broken neck, and internal injuries. A former newspaper man, Kitchen had worked on papers in Kingsport, Knowville, Johnson City and Asheville, N.C.

  • Rank: Private, Aviation Cadet
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 November 1914
  • Date of death: 24 November 1943
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Limestone
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Air Corps
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Urbana Cemetery, Telford, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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