From a contemporary press report:
Kenneth B. Watts, Jr. died on Thursday, January 30, 2003, of Palm Coast, Florida, formerly of Seabrook, Maryland.
He was an Army veteran of World War II who survived Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart.
He was the loving husband of Mary Ellen Watts; father of Deborah Starkey; grandfather of Douglas Kenneth (Cathy), Anthony, Jason, and Stefanie Starkey; great-grandfather of Jack and Lily Starkey; brother of Mary Blake and Constance LaBille.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Fort Myer Chapel on Tuesday, February 18 at 8:45 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 699, Vienna, Virginia 22183.
NOTE: A possible relative (Father), Kenneth B. Watts, Warrant Officer, United States Army, is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
WATTS, KENNETH B JR
- CPL US ARMY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 10/26/1939 – 10/18/1945
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/12/1920
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/30/2003
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 02/18/2003
- BURIED AT: SECTION 66 SITE 7315
- 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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