1943-44 — Italy
Quentin; *50 Combat Missions* as an Engineer/Aerial Gunner in the B-25 Bomber in the MTO.
During WWII, S/Sgt. Quentin B Kemp served with the B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber 321st Bomb Group, 446th Bomb Squadron in the Mediterranean Theatre. Quentin completed 50 Combat Missions and returned to the States, was in re-training when he died in a tragic boating accident, boat turned over and he drowned.
Quentin was a STAFF SERGEANT and returned to Columbia, S.C. and began Cadet-Pilot Training at Columbia AAB..
Quentin B Kemp Birth: 1919 Death: 1944
Family: Parents; Archie B Kemp (1890 - 1984) Anna M Kemp (1891 - 1970)
Burial: Willow Island Baptist Church Cemetery
Willow Island, Pleasants County, West Virginia, USA
World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938 - 1946
Quentin B. Kemp; Service Number 35379648
WW II Memorial Honoree Hometown Service Source
Quentin B. Kemp Wood County, WV U.S. Army National Archives
S/SG Quentin B. Kemp ID: 35379648 Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Wood County, WV Status: DNB
War: WW II
Name: Quentin B. Kemp Sex: Male Race: White County: Wood
Branch of Service: Army Rank: Sgt. Service Number: 35379648
Date of Death: 1944/08/13 Place of Death: Florence, South Carolina
Cause of Death: DNB Place of Burial: Willow Island Baptist Cemetery, Pleasants County, WV Date of Birth: 1919 Father: Archie B Kemp
Mother: Hanna (ANNA)
Clarksburg Exponent Newspaper Death Notice-16 August 1944; Parkersburg News-Memorial Notice-28 May 2001; St. Mary's Oracle Death Notice-17 August 1944
Notes: completed fifty bombing missions over in Europe. Died of a drowning Accident in S.C.
South Carolina Death Records, 1821-1955
Name: Quentin B Kemp Death Date: 13 Aug 1944
Age at Death: 24 Years Born: 1920 (1919) Gender: Male Color: White
County of Death: Marion Certificate Number: 009958
World War II Young American Patriots, 1941-1945
Name: Quentin B. Kemp Rank: Staff Sergeant Branch: United States Army Birth Date: 5 Sep 1919 Service Date: 7 May 1941 Parent 1 Name: Mr. A B Kemp; Mrs. Archie B. Kemp State: West Virginia County: Wood
321st Bomb Group Historical Research Team; John T Fitzgerald, Patti Johnson and Barbi Ennis Connolly (321st BG Historian) PRINCESSBARBI_B25@msn.com 24 Sept. 2013