Official Website of the U.S. Marine Raider Association & Foundation

Select Page

Obituaries > KELSO, JAMES P.

Sheridan, Wyo., Jan. 21—Word has been received of the death in action [December 26, 1943] in the South Pacific area of James P. Kelso, 18, son of Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs. E. Bryan Kelso of Big Horn.

He was a private in the Marine Corps, enlisting in December 1942. His father is now stationed with a bomber group in England.

Young Kelso graduated from Sheridan High School in June 1942. He was a member of the Brone football and basketball teams and was president of his high school class for four years.