Kennedy, Ward Vars A.S.

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: TUESDAY, JULY 25, 1905
“Father of Ward Kennedy Hears He is Seriously Hurt.

ALLIANCE, Neb., July 24.-(Special Telegram.)-L. M. Kennedy received word this morning from the Agnew sanitarium, San Diego, Cal., that his son, Ward V., one of the Bennington victims, was very low, but still had a fighting chance.*

Mr. Kennedy was one of five young men who entered the naval service from here last February. Three of them were on as many different vessels, while Ward Kennedy and Chester Mumper, also of this city, were assigned to the ill-fated Bennington. Mr. Mumper was uninjured.” *

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE: THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 27, 1905
NEBRASKA SAILOR IS DEAD
“Ward Kennedy of Alliance Succumbs to Injuries Received on the Bennington,
BODY WILL BE SENT HOME FOR BURIAL”

SAN DIEGO, Cal., July 26. – Another death among the injured of the Bennington’s crew has occurred, the victim being Ward V. Kennedy. The body will be taken to Alliance, Neb. where the deceased formerly lived.”**

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