|Rank||Private U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||October 17 1951|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private Kerney was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private Kerney was a member of the 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was seriously wounded by an enemy missile in North Korea on October 7, 1951 and died of those wounds on October 17, 1951.