*last update 7/22/2022

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - K surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Karney, Wilbur H. X    
Keown, Keith Kelly X    
Keeling, Lawrence Edward X    
Keeling, Milo Eugene X    
Keller, Clarence R. X    
Kepford, Virgil      
Kempton, Chris J.      
Kempton, Kenneth      
Kenworthy, Kenneth P. X    
Kestler, Richard Lynn     X
Ketman, Robert Earl Jr.   X X
Kincebach, George Earl X    
King, Robert E. X    
King, Robert Merrill X    
Kinney, Kenneth Harold   X X
Kness, Lester E.      

George Donald Kauffman was born Sept. 17, 1921 to George and Henriette M. Jensen Kauffman. He died Sept. 26, 2009 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

1st Lt. Kauffman served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Ray F. Keating. Jr. was born Sept. 16, 1927. He died Apr. 25, 2015 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Pvt. Keating served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Victor James “Jim” Keeler was born Dec. 19, 1922 to Irwin Jack and Hedwig Steppuhn Keeler. He died June 11, 2019 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Cpl. Keeler served in World War II in the Pacific Theater with the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Robert Basil Keeney was born Mar. 26, 1928 to Basil B. and Thelma White Keeney. He died Nov. 1, 2009 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

1st Lt. Keeney served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II. He also served in Korea.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert L. Keith was born Nov. 5, 1916 to Charles A. and Loretta Bowen Keith. He died Jan. 5, 1995 and is buried in Valley Memorial Gardens, McAllen, TX.

Robert served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 394th Bomber Squadron (H).

Source: ancestry.com


Richard Thomas Kelleher was born Dec. 9, 1907 to Thomas Francis and Julia C. Shepard Kelleher. He died May 1, 1981 and is buried in Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD.

Richard served in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Homer Morris Kellogg, Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1921 to Homer M. (Sr.) and Lena Peters Kellogg. He died June 20, 1993 and has a cenotaph in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Sgt. Kellogg served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


James Edward Keltner was born Oct. 15, 1921 to Clayton and Lillian Pearl Ball Keltner. He died Nov. 18, 1946 and is buried in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

1st Lt. Keltner served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com


James Dunlap Kempkes was born Dec. 8, 1924 to Matthew and Helen Dunlap Kempkes. He died May. 6, 2013 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

LtJG Kempkes served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Harry Elmo Kennedy was born Feb. 8, 1915. He died Feb. 16, 1945 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Ensign Kennedy served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the LCT (6) 729 and was KIA on Corregidor and was awarded the Silver Star.

Source: ancestry.com


George Francis Kilroy was born Apr. 21, 1927 to Patrick Michael and Genevieve Kilroy. He died May 6, 2008 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Petty Officer Kilroy served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Mancel Waldean “Sky” King was born Apr. 8, 1922 to Cecil Arthur and Florence Edythe Gruver King. He died Dec. 13, 2017 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Capt. King served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 446th Bomb Squadron as a B-24 Pilot. He was awarded the Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster.

Source: ancestry.com


Paul Casle King was born Aug. 27, 1919 to Charles W. and Edna May Bradley King. He died May 5,1995 and is buried in Skyview Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Vallejo, CA.

Paul served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert Leo King was born Dec. 6, 1925. He died Dec. 26, 2008 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Sgt. King served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Walter Lewis King was born Mar. 19, 1919 to William Lawrence and Bonnie Bee Parmenter King. He died Apr. 2, 1945 and is buried in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

Sgt. King served in World War II with the U.S. Army 377th Infantry, 95th Division and was KIA Germany.

Source: ancestry.com


Henry Aloysius Kingsley was born June 25, 1909 to William and Mary Murray Kingsley. He died Nov. 24, 1943 and is memorialized at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Lt. Kingsley served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) and was MIA/FOD/KIA when that vessel was torpedoed and sank, while participating in the capture of the Gilbert Islands. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Thomas Leo Kinney, Jr. was born Apr. 30, 1924 to Thomas Leo (Sr.) and Pauline Pollock Kinney. He died Oct. 10, 2013 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

1st Lt. Kinney served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and was awarded the Air Medal.

Source: ancestry.com


Lawrence Edwin Kinsey was born July 24, 1922 to Clyde E. and Leona Marie Flesher Kinsey. He died Oct. 30, 2009 and has a cenotaph in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Pvt. Kinsey served with the U.S. Army in World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star.

Source: ancestry.com


Lewis Thomas Kiplinger was born Jan. 15, 1922 to Donald R. and Eva Kiplinger. He died July 25, 1944 and is buried in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

Sgt. Kiplinger served in World War II with the U.S. Army 168th Infantry.

Source: ancestry.com


Aloyisus Kissel was born Mar. 3, 1920 to Benjamin Franklin and Bessie Knight Kissel. He died Oct. 14, 1947 and is buried in Masonic Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

Aloyisus served in World War II with the U.S. Army.

Source: ancestry.com


Vernon Charles Kitzrow was born May 9, 1922 to Charles and May Edward Kitzrow. He died Feb. 18, 2007 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Pvt. Kitzrow served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com


John Frank Kleinschmidt was born Aug. 28, 1926 to John Henry and Frances Cecilia Hellman Kleinschmidt. He died Jan. 2, 2015 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

John served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com


Frank Klimowski, Jr. was born Apr. 14, 1922 to Frank (Sr.) and Anna Wolf Klimowski. He died May 12, 2017 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Petty Officer Klimowski served with the U.S. Navy in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Earl Raymond Knause was born July 14, 1916 to Earl L. and Grace Payne Knause. He died July 14, 1945 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. Knause served in World War II with the U.S. Army 20th Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division and died of cerebral malaria on Luzon, Philippine Islands.

Source: ancestry.com


James Thomas Knowlton was born July 15, 1918 to Dale G. and Elizabeth C. Konen Knowlton. He died Mar. 1, 1942 and is memorialized at the Walls of the Missing, Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Knowlton served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Houston (CA-30) when that ship was sunk in the Battle of Sunda Strait. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


John Kenneth Knox was born June 28, 1916 to John Edwin and Nellie Riley Knox. He died Oct. 23, 1943 and is buried in Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy.

Sgt. Knox served in World War II with the U.S. Army 34d Ranger Battalion and died in Italy while in the service of his country.

Source: ancestry.com


John R. Koenigsberger was born June 30, 1913 to Clarence and Anna Farley Koenigsberger. He died Jan. 14, 1945 and is buried in Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg.

Pvt. Koenigsberger served in World War II with the U.S. Army 55th Infantry Battalion, 11th Armored Division. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Sources: ancestry.com; abmc.gov


Eugene Koning was born July 22, 1925 to Herman Simon and Gertrude Korlaar Koning. He died Sept. 20, 2019 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Sgt. Koning served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Source: ancestry.com


Duane T. Kritchman was born May 10, 1924 to John A. and Elfrieda Miller Kritchman. He died May 3, 2010 and is buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Adel, IA.

Sgt. Kritchman served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and 3 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Source: ancestry.com


Kaz F. Kruzick, Jr. was born Oct. 1, 1922 to Kaz (Sr.) and Josephine Kruzick. He died Nov. 18, 1942 and is buried in Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, IA.

Sgt. Kruzick served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 56th Bomb Squadron.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert Wayne Kudej was born Jan.22, 1923 to John and Roxy McMahon Kudej. He died Feb. 9, 1945 and is buried in Resthaven Cemetery, West Des Moines, IA.

Sgt. Kudej served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Apr & Aug 2019; updated Jun, Jul & Aug 2020; updated May 2021 & Jul 2022

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