Details for Roster ID 6667
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1916|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John McKinney, Class of 1916: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 14, 1896 in Northport, NY. Father- William M. McKinney of Oquawka, IL; Mother- Loretta Beebe of Northport, NY. Pat. Grandfather- John McKinney of Oquawka, IL; Pat. Grandmother- Elmira (maiden name unknown) of Leavenworth, IN. (Maiden name unknown, unless it was also McKinney). Mat. Grandfather- Elias Beebe of New York; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Frances (maiden name unknown) of Northport, NY. Married- Mabel Munger of Port Henry, NY in 1917. Children- John McKinney, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 4, 1912; Dropped from rolls Sept. 30, 1913. Military Record: Served in Co. G, 105th Infantry, 27th Division, American Expeditionary Forces; Severely wounded in action during the Battle of Kimmel Hill in Flanders Aug. 31, 1918; Highly commended for gallantry in Flanders; Received Honorable Discharge July 29, 1919. Careers: Worked for the Pacific Telephone Company in Oakland, Ca. Died- Date of death unknown.|
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