Pilot Officer Kenneth Ian Kernahan was a Trinidadian airman of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.

He was born the son of Harold Joseph and Gladys Eugenie Kernahan, of Port of Spain.

Aged 23, Kernahan, serving with 23 Squadron, died on 28 May 1944, when his Avro Lancaster (serial ND679) was lost to unspecified causes while engaged on an operation against the German city of Aachen.[1]

The seven crew have no known grave and are commemorated by the Runnymede Memorial.


  1. Chorley, W.R. (1992), Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War: Aircraft and Crew Losses: 1944, p. 244.