RM 3/c William Edward Kenney, USN
Priscilla Kenney Gutkin contacted the Webmaster by e-mail that her Father, William Edward Kenney had been onboard RUSH as a Radioman Third Class from 1944 until the end of the war. She kindly provided the phtograph above.
William Edward Kenney was born November, 27, 1929, and passed July, 1977. He entered the Navy in New York State and trained at US Naval Training Center, Sampson, NY. The photograph below, courtesy of the USNTC Sampson Museum, shows the color guard in their whites.
USNTC Sampson, NY, Color Guard
William E. Kenney was awarded the WWII Victory Medal (left) and the American Campaign Medal (right), as shown below:
Medals awareded to Edward
Priscilla Kenney Gutkin provided this photograph of her Father and Mother. The photograph was taken in New Hampshire.
Mr. & Mrs. William E. Kenney
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