Buckles, Kenneth Carlton

Name: Buckles, Kenneth Carlton
Burial Date: 1949, 03/08
Age at Death: 26
Plot Location: 272 E
Notes: h/Grace Amy(Ritter)Key

Died 1944, 03/03 Pfc 339 Inf Regt.
War: WW2

PFC Kenneth Carlton Buckles

Birth: Apr. 1, 1918
Reno County
Kansas, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1944, At Sea

obituary from the Sterling (KS) Bulletin:

Services Held For Pfc. Kenneth Buckles. Gravesite services for Pfc. Kenneth C. Buckles, formerly of Sterling, were held in the Sterling cemetery at 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Pfc. Buckles was born in Hutchinson April 1, 1918, and was drowned March 3, 1944, when a landing barge in which he was riding capsized off the coast of North Africa. He is survived by his father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Buckles, 1007 East Sherman, Hutchinson; three sisters, Mrs. Max Parris and Mrs. Albert Pyatt, both of Garden City, and Mrs. Henry Belden, Sterling; a step-sister, Mrs. Jack Hanselman, Burrton; and an uncle, William Rankle, near Sylvia, who helped raise Mr. Buckles after his mother died six months after birth.

Family links:
Howard Burton Buckles (1886 – 1956)
Edna Louise Reinke Buckles (1891 – 1918)

Grace Amy Ritter Key (1923 – 1953)

Evelyn Dorothy Buckles Fairbanks (1915 – 1997)*
Kenneth Carlton Buckles (1918 – 1944)

*Calculated relationship

Sterling Cemetery
Rice County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Chris
Record added: Oct 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78635116