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JOHN P. KEMP


(courtesy of Lynn Walden)
 

Grave marker for John P. Kemp in the Woodland Park Cemetery, Mineral Wells (Palo Pinto county), Texas.

John enlisted in the Army on 6 October 1942 at Abilene, TX.  He was initially assigned to the Headquarters Company 1st Battalion and on 26 May 1944 Pvt Kemp was transferred to the Regimental Headquarters Company (Hq Hq) after being wounded in France. 

He was awarded the Purple Heart as a consequence of that wound..

 

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