Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, January 17, 2008 at 12:55:56 :
Thursday, April 5, 1945
Lieut. Arnold Dies in Action
Word of the death of Lieut. Kent Arnold, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. Stanley Arnold of Kentfield, has been received by the family. According to information, Lieut. Arnold was killed on March 3 while leading his units of Marines ashore.
Lieut. Arnold was the grandson of Mrs. William Kent, and has two sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Bossange of Kentfield, and Miss Elizabeth Arnold, Washington, D. C., and three brothers, G. S. Arnold, Jr., and Anthony Arnold of Kentfield, and PM 2/c Peter Arnold.
He was a graduate of Yale, and was commissioned in the Marines a short time after graduation.
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