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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1946

Vol. IX

(Born Ohio)

Kenneth Wendell Hughes​1

(Ap'd Neb.)


(Born Aug. 27, 1924.)

Military History.Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1943, to June 4, 1946, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieutenant of Infantry.

Ft Benning GA, Stu BOC TIS, 47;

(1 Lt AUS 18 Dec 47)

Ft Dix NJ, ADC to Brig Gen Wayne C Smith, Jun 48-Apr 49; Okinawa, CO Co H 29 Inf Regt, 1 Jun 49‑––––

(1 Lt Inf 4 Jun 49)

Died, Aug. 1, 1951, in Korea: Aged 26.​a

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Oliver Wendell Hughes, Class of 1922.

Thayer's Note:

a Kenneth Hughes died only about a year after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. A few details of his career (with his final rank as Captain) are given in the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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