Flinn, Kenneth Ashton, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 131X, USS Essex (CV-9)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Berkeley, California
Last Address
Ofuna POW Camp, Kamakura, Japan
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Casualty Date
Jul 23, 1945
Hostile, Died while Captured
Illness, Disease
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Body not recovered.

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Naval Aviator Wings

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLNAS Atlantic CityVF-15 Satans PlaymatesUS Navy
USS Hornet (CV-12)NAS Barbers PointUSS Essex (CV-9)
  1942-1942, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1943-1943, 131X, NAS Atlantic City
  1943-1944, 131X, VF-15 Satans Playmates
  1944-1944, 131X, NAAS Creeds, VA
  1944-1944, 131X, USS Hornet (CV-12)
  1944-1944, 131X, NAS Barbers Point
  1944-1944, 131X, USS Essex (CV-9)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Kenneth Flinn became a World War II Navy ACE, credited with shooting down 5 enemy aircraft in aerial combat before he was shot down and captured on October 13, 1944. He died in captivity on or about July 24, 1945. 

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