KENNY – Patrick ‘Gerald’ Oliver

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Name: (listed on memorial as:) KENNY, GERALD PATRICK (should be: Patrick ‘Gerald’ Oliver Kenny’)
Initials: G P
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Sergeant (Rear Air Gnr.)
Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Unit Text: 195 Sqdn.
Age: 37
Date of Death: 02/11/1944 (Date of birth: Jan 20 1907)
Service No: 1835809
Additional information: Son of Dr. Thomas Bernard Kenny, M.D., and Cecile Kenny, of Trinidad.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: XV. B. 7.


2 additions to “KENNY – Patrick ‘Gerald’ Oliver”

  1. Jerome Lee adds:

    Name & Date of Death incorrect. Amend name and details as follows:

    1835809 Sgt Gerald Patrick, KENNY
    Service No: 1835809 Service: RAFVR
    Trade/Branch: Air Gnr DOB:
    Squadron(s): 195
    Station/Unit/Ship: Witchford
    Group: Command: Bomber
    Nationality: Trinidad Enlisted : Jan/Feb 1943
    Disposal: KIA Age 37 yrs Date Died: 2 Nov 1944
    Aircraft : Lancaster I HK663

    The aircraft took off at 11:18hrs from Witchford. Op. Homberg. Presumed abandoned prior to being crash-landed in Allied held territory. Sgt Kenny at 37 was well over the age of Bomber Command aircrew
    Source(s): West India Committee 34th List of Serving WI as reported in Trinidad Guardian 12 Mar 1943. CWGC and

    Buried At: Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery
    Grave/Memorial : XV.B.7.
    Next of Kin: son of Dr. Thomas Bernard Kenny, MD and Cecile Kenny of Trinidad

  2. Jerome Lee adds:

    crew of Lancaster HK 663: FO P J Funk, RCAF, inj; Sgt N Price, POW; pow no. 1162, Camp L7; FO B C Lumsden, RAAF,POW, pow no. 8709, camp L3; FO F Major, RCAF, POW, pow no.8719, camp L3; Sgt S Dudley, POW, pow no.1135, camp L7; Sgt G W Flower, POW, pow no.1139, camp L7;Sgt G P Kenny,KIA;

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