World War I

Camp Kearney

Linda Vista, California (near San Diego)

Also spelled Kearny for Brigadier General Stephan W. Kearny, for whom the camp was named, this camp was established in July 1917 to serve as a training camp for the National Guard regiments and inducted men who would comprise the 40th “Sunshine” Division. The 40th occupied the camp from August 1917 – July 1918 and it served as a training camp for various other units until it was designated as a demobilization camp from December 1918 – January 1919 when it was closed.

World War I

  • "Constantino Singing for the Boys at K of C, Camp Kearney, Cal."


Camp Kearney – U.S. Army Center of Military History

Camp Kearney – San Diego History

Souvenir Folder of Camp Kearney – University of California at San Diego Library