The Savannah Volunteer Guard




Henry J. Kennedy

A native of Savannah born March 23, 1918, Henry and his wife Anne were parents of five and grand parents to seven.

He joined the Savannah National Guard 118th Field Artillery Battalion, also known as the Savannah Volunteer Guards in 1936. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. IN April 1947, he participated in the reactivation of the 30th Division, Georgia Army National Guards, and retired as Battalion Commander of the 118th Field Artillery Battalion in 1970.

Mr. Kennedy was employed by the Central of Georgia Railway in Savannah as a Computer Programmer and later in the Corps of Engineers Savannah District, as Chief of System Analysis and Programming Branch. He also taught special classes at Armstrong State University in Computer Concepts and Programming Languages.

Mr. Kennedy is the compiler/editor of History of the Savannah Guards, Inc. 1802-1992.

Proclamation / Resolution for Henry James Kennedy
upon his death, March 30, 2010
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