Biography

Death date: 13 July 1940
Death place: United Kingdom: England, Cornwall, Southdown
Final rank: Flight Lieutenant
Service number: 40052 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: No. 238 Squadron (RAF)

Rolls and Awards

Roll of Honour

  • Rank: Flight Lieutenant
  • Date of Death: 13 July 1940
  • Unit: No. 238 Squadron (RAF)

Collection Items

Film (1)

The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of (40052) Flight Lieutenant John Kennedy, No. 238 AWM2016.2.259

Photograph

P03655.001

Informal group portrait of pilots from 65 Squadron, RAF. Identified, second from left, 017934 Pilot Officer (PO) Gordon Olive, and sixth from left 40052 PO John Connolly (Jack) Kennedy. Both airmen were graduates from the RAAF College, Point Cook, who accepted Short Service Commissions in the RAF. ...

P03655.001

Film

The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of (40052) Flight Lieutenant John Kennedy, No. 238 Squadron RAF, Second World War.

The Last Post Ceremony is presented in the Commemorative area of the Australian War Memorial each day. The ceremony commemorates more than 102,000 Australians who have given their lives in war and other operations and whose names are recorded on the Roll of Honour. At each ceremony the story behind...

AWM2016.2.259

Timeline

Date of death 1940-07-13