Kennard F. Bubier

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Kennard F. Bubier (October 11, 1902 - July 2, 1983) was a Gunnery Sergeant of the U.S. Marine Corps and an aviation mechanic known for being member of the 1928–1930 Byrd Antarctic Expedition.[1][2][3]

Bubier was born in Providence, Rhode Island.[4] At retirement from the US Marine Corps he held the rank of lieutenant colonel.[5] Bubier worked for Lockheed Martin for 11 years following his military service.[5] He died in 1983 in California.[5]

Recognition

He was awarded the Navy Cross on October 25, 1930 for his service during the Byrd Antarctic Expedition.[1] Bubier appeared in the 1930 film With Byrd at the South Pole.[6] Mount Bubier, on Thurston Island, Antarctica, was named after him.[7][8]

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