Chaplain's Hill Project

Telling the stories of almost 250 U.S. Military Chaplains who lost their lives in the service to the nation

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Kapaun, Emil J.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: Korea Monument: Catholic Born: 4/20/1916 Hometown: Pilsen Home State: Kansas Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 5/23/1951  Pyoktong Prison Camp-North Korea Resting Place: Mass grave near the Yalu River (North Korea near Chinese border) Military Honors: Medal of Honor, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished […]

Keith, Michael Wilson

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War I Monument: Protestant Born: Hometown: Home State: Pennsylvania Last place of Worship: First Presbyterian Church of Coraopolis, Pennsylvania Date of Death: 9/8/1918 Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   […]

Kellam, Harry M.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 9/22/1890 Hometown: Mound City Home State: Illinois Last place of Worship: Episcopal Church of St. Michael’s Mission-Ethete, Wyoming Date of Death: 6/3/1945 Regional Hospital-Ft. Meade, Maryland Resting Place: Crown Hill Cemetery-Indianapolis, Indiana Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents […]

Kerr, James P.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/7/1943 Resting Place: Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links  

Kerr, John C.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War I Monument: World War I Born: 1886 Hometown: Home State: Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 10/27/1918 Resting Place: Arlington National Cemetery Military Honors: POW (Y/N)No Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & friends   Links […]

Kerr, John Creighton

Basic Biographical Details Branch: Air Force Conflict: Vietnam Monument: Protestant Born: 3/16/1932 Hometown: Miami Home State: Florida Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 8/22/1967 Resting Place: Missing in Action.  Honored on Vietnam Veterans Memorial Military Honors: POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   Documents   Information from family & […]

Kilsdonk, John W.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Catholic Born: 5/4/1910 Hometown: Home State: Born in the Netherlands Last place of Worship: Crosier Monastery-Onamia, Minnesota Date of Death: 3/5/1945 – wounded in  Aachen, Germany and sent to Baxter General Hospital in Spokane, Washington where he died. Resting Place: Crosier Cemetery-Onamia, Minnesota Military […]

Kimball, Clyde Edward

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 7/23/1908 Hometown: Concord Home State: New Hampshire Last place of Worship: Methodist Church of Nashua, New Hampshire Date of Death: 12/19/1944 Resting Place: American War Cemetery- Henri-Chapelle, France Military Honors: Purple Heart, Silver Star POW (Y/N) No Background   From Military Historical […]

Kirkpatrick, Thomas Leroy

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Navy Conflict: World War and World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 7/5/1887 Hometown: Cozad Home State: Nebraska Last place of Worship: Date of Death: 12/7/1941 – first chaplain to die in World War II – USS Arizona Resting Place: Pearl Harbor – Honolulu, Hawaii Military Honors: POW (Y/N) No Background […]

Knowles, Benjamin R. W.

Basic Biographical Details Branch: U.S. Army Conflict: World War II Monument: Protestant Born: 12/7/1909 Hometown: Albany Home State: Georgia Last place of Worship: First Methodist Church of Albany, Georgia Date of Death: 6/24/1945 Resting Place: Manila American Cemetery-Manila, Philippines Military Honors: Bronze Star POW (Y/N) Background   From Military Historical Documents     Photos/Videos   […]

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