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Sgt. Kenneth L. White, Army. Killed in Vietnam
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"Sgt. White received two bronze stars and a purple heart serving in Vietnam."
Kenneth Leroy White, 1948-1969
Kenneth L. White, 21, was killed May 1, 1969 in Hau Nghia, South Vietnam where he was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the 25th Infantry Division.
Kenneth was born on April 10, 1948 in Rockford, and he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James White. He lived his whole life in Rockford and married Pamela Kahle in Rockford on June 24, 1968.
His parents are always at LZ Peace Memorial on Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
Here's a link to much more information about this brave young man. Click here please.
We'd like to here from you. If you'd like to share a story, pictures or make a video about Kenneth White or any veteran, please call Nick Parnello at 815-968-1040. We'd appreciate hearing from you.
The photo above is from LZ Peace Memorial in Midway Village Museum.
Sgt. Kenneth Leroy White is buried in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Rockford, Illinois.
Rest in Peace all you brave young men.
Kenneth White's mother speaks about her son, Memorial Day 2013
Kenneth White's parents stand under an umbrella held by Marine Veteran Cpl. Don Allen, Memorial Day 2013
Jim White, Ken's father, is shielded from inclement weather by Marine Veteran Cpl. Don Allen, Memorial Day 2013.
It was a gloomy, sleety and rainy day but many family members of the Heroes on the Wall attended along with many thoughtful people.
Remember, LZ Peace Memorial is always there 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Thank you for your prayers and for caring.
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