Kennedy, John Fitzgerald, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 110X, USS No Name (PT-109)
Service Years
1941 - 1945

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Contact Info
Home Town
Brookline, MA
Last Address
White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20500

Date of Passing
Nov 22, 1963
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery (VLM) - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 45 Grave S-45

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Navy and Marine Corps Medal - 1943

Name of Award
Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Year Awarded

Last Updated:
Apr 19, 2013
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Details Behind Award
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the NAVY AND MARINE CORPS MEDAL to
for service set for in the following


"For extremely heroic conduct as Commanding Officer of the Motor Torpedo Boat 109 following the collision and sinking of that vessel in the Pacific War Area on August 1-2. 1943 Unmindful of personal danger, Lieutenant (than Lieutenant Junior Grade) Kennedy unhesitatingly braved the difficulties and hazards of darkness to direct rescue operations, swimming many hours to secure aid and food after he had succeeded in getting his crew ashore. His outstanding courage endurance leadership contributed to the saving of several lives and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service."

For the President
James Forrestal
Secretary of the Navy
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