Kennard King Kanosh (1940-1970)
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|Kennard King Kanosh|
|Born:||28 Feb 1940 Cedar City, Utah|
|Died:||14 Sep 1970 Quang Nam, South Vietnam|
|Father:||Deere H. Kanosh|
|Siblings:|| Doris Dorene Kanosh|
Kennard King Kanosh
Jenny Lee Kanosh
Clarice Georgina Kanosh
Wilbert Dwane Kanosh
Milo Dee Kanosh
Don Boyden Kanosh
Karen Ann Lou Kanosh
Davy Crockett Kanosh
Farron Wayne Kanosh
Richfield Reaper, undated
RICHFIELD - The Republic of South Vietnam's Army Medal of Honor was presented posthumously here Thursday to Sgt. Kennard Kanosh.
The presentation was made at the Sevier County Courthouse by Capt. John Weatherby of Dugway Proving Grounds. It was accepted by a sister, Jennie Lee Kanosh John.
Kanosh was the second son of Deere and the late Adrene Jake Kanosh to give his life in Vietnam. He died Sept. 13, 1970. A brother, Lance Cpl. Wilbert Kanosh, lost his life in the Vietnam War on Jan. 30, 1969. The medal is issued by the South Vietnamese Government for outstanding service rendered to that nation.
- Indian Name: Weoov' ooeets [meaning: "slant eyes"]
- Birth variant: 28 Feb 1941 [IGI]
- Death: Military Index, version 1.12 - Vietnam
- KANOSH, Kennard King, male
- Birth date: 28 Feb 1940
- Residence: Richfield, Utah
- Branch: US Army
- Tour of duty: 27 Oct 1969
- Rank: SP5
- Service No.: 528521539
- Death Date: 14 Sep 1970
- Place: Quang Nam, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
- Religion: Latter Day Saints (Mormon)
- Marital status: Single
- Race: Caucasian
- Vietnam War Memorial Panel Number: 7W-29
- Death variant: 13 Sep 1970 [Martineau, p. 27]
- Burial: Richfield Tombstone Inscriptions, Martineau, copied Dec 1995:
- "KANOSH, Kennard King, 28 Feb 1940, 14 Sep 1970."
- Martineau, Douglas LaVan. Southern Paiute Genealogy, Koosharem Band:
- HUSBAND: Deere H. Kanosh.
- WIFE: (2) Edurine Jake.
- 2. Kennard King (male)
- Born 28 February 1940, Cedar City, Utah,
- Died of malaria 13 September 1970, Viet Nam.
- His Indian name was Weoovóoeets, Slant Eyes.
- INFORMATION SOURCE: Deere and Edurine Kanosh, and family.