James William Kennedy

Military
James Kennedy UPL 64365 UPL 64365 S/Sgt James W. Kennedy

My dad flew 25 missions not 32. 

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Object Number - UPL 64365 - S/Sgt James W. Kennedy

Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8AF USAAF. 32 x missions. ETD

 

Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), EAME (2BS), WWII Victory.

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem, 305th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

A bomber crew of the 305th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-39948) nicknamed "Leading Lady". Printed caption on reverse: '60701 AC- Lt Murray with air and ground crews of the 305th Bomb Gp are shown beside the B-17 Flying Fortress "Leading Lady" 11/7/44 England. US Air Force Photo.'
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Leading Lady
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Ilion, New York 25 July 1919 Born Ilion, New York

Enlisted

Albany, New York 10 August 1942 Enlisted Albany, New York

Died

San Lorenzo, California 23 September 1994 Died San Lorenzo California

Buried

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Hayward, California 27 September 1994 Interred Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Hayward, California

Revisions

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ContributorBek1954
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Sources

I am the son of S/Sgt James William “Bill” Kennedy, Brian Kennedy. I changed his date of death from September 24th to September 23rd, 1994. In addition, my dad passed away in my childhood home, located in San Lorenzo, California. 

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ContributorAl_Skiff
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