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  PFC Kenneth Edgar Winnie    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"



Able Company
35th Infantry Regiment
World War II


"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"





The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Kenneth Edgar Winnie, 12024117, who died in the service of his country on May 24th, 1945 in Luzon. The cause of death was listed as KIA. At the time of his death Kenneth was 22 years of age. He was from Sullivan, New York.

The decorations earned by PFC Kenneth Edgar Winnie include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star with V, the Purple Heart, the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal.


Kenneth enlisted at Syracuse NY on 03/08/1941 for duty in Hawaii. It is possible that he was a Pearl Harbor survivor.

He was an eighteen year old farm hand at the time of enlistment.

Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Chittenango
Madison County
New York, USA