Bernays Kennedy Thurston

Major Bernays Kennedy Thurston

Contributed by Henley Lynch
Mentored by Ms. Helene Achgill
North Central High School
2020-2021
Unit:

462nd Bomber Group, Very Heavy, Headquarters Squadron

Branch: U.S. Army Air Forces
Service Number: 20542633
Date of Birth: April 15, 1919
Entered the Military: March 14, 1941
Date of Death: September 15, 1945
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Place of Death: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Award(s): Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross with three oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart
Cemetery: Courts of Missing, Court 5, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawai’i; Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana

Early Life

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Military Experience

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Eulogy

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Reflection

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