Kenneth was born at Stratford, Ontario on October 2, 1921. He went to Jesse Ketchum school in Toronto. He joined the RCAF on the 13 of November in Toronto.
His preliminary training was done at Mont Joli, Que., Trenton, Ontario and #3 Bombing and Gunnery School at MacDonal in Alberta.
He received his Air Gunner Wing on Sept. 3, 1943.

He was posted overseas and landed in England on the 9th of October 1943. He was posted to #24 OTU conversion unit at Dishforth
He was posted to Middleton, St. George in Durham. He served on #419 and #428 Squadrons.