Kenneth L. Ross Collection
This collection features military records from Kenneth L. Ross's service during World War II. Also included is correspondence during this time. A majority of the documents are photocopies.
Series I: Financial Records includes documents from the Veterans Administration, allotment of pay records, and class pay requests.
Series II: Military Correspondence includes letters written to Ross and other soldiers and letters from Ross.
Series III: Military Records includes various documents from Ross's flight school and service detachment.
Series IV: Special Orders includes special orders, training orders, personnel orders, and memorandum orders from 1943-1945.
- 1942-1945, undated
The material in this collection is in English.
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Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.
0.25 Linear Feet (5 folders)
This collection features military records from Kenneth L. Ross's service during World War II. Also included is correspondence during this time. Kenneth L. Ross served in the United States Air Forces as a pilot and aerial bomber.
Kenneth L. Ross Sr. was born September 6, 1922. He married Alice Kirby (1925-2015). Ross served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1942 through 1945. He trained as a pilot at Williams Field and completed the aerial bombers course in 1942. He continued to serve in the US Air Forces for the remainder of the war. He died July 8, 2010 and is buried in Davidson County, Tenn.
This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1298.
This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.
Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA