Full Name: JOHN EDWARD KELLY JR
Date of Birth: 14 September 1943
Date of Casualty: 25 July 1969
Home of Record: BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA
Branch of Service: ARMY
Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM
Casualty Province: THUA THIEN
Captain Kelly, a 1967 graduate of the United States Military Academy, was buried with full military honors in Section 5 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Eileen McGowan Kelly (12 march 1946-October 1996) is buried with him.
His father, John Edward Kelly, Lieutenant General, United States Army (10 July 1911-2 March 1995) is also buried in this gravesite.
KELLY, JOHN E
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 09/14/1943
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/25/1969
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/01/1969
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 45
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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