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First Name: Kenneth

Last Name: Arent

Birthplace: Modesto, CA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Jacob

Date of Birth: 22 July 1944

Date of Death: 02 November 1967

Rank: Sergeant

Years Served:
Kenneth Jacob Arent

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Kenneth Jacob Arent
Sergeant, U.S. Army

Kenneth Jacob Arent was born on 22 July 1944.

On 2 November 1967, Sergeant Kenneth J. Arent was serving with 545th Military Police Company, 1st Cavalry Division in Binh Dinh, South Vietnam.

In a battle that day, SGT Arent was killed in action when he sustained a wound from small arms fire.

Insignia and Medals

Military Police Insignia
Purple Heart
Good Conduct Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name, Kenneth J Arent, is inscribed on Panel 29E Line 008 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Sergeant Kenneth Jacob Arent died on 2 November 1967 and is buried in Sacramento Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Sacramento, CA.


Honoree ID: 3386   Created by: MHOH




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