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Hugh Andrew Kenyon

Home of record: Rhode Island
Status: POW


Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

Aviation Machinist's Mate Third Class Hugh Andrew Kenyon (NSN: 4005591), United States Navy, was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor, Philippine Islands, on 6 May 1942, and was held as a Prisoner of War until returned to U.S. Military control at the end of hostilities in August 1945.

General Orders: NARA Database: Records of World War II Prisoners of War, created, 1942 - 1947

Action Date: May 6, 1942 - August 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Aviation Machinist's Mate Third Class

Division: Prisoner of War (Philippine Islands & Japan)