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Lieut Robert H McCelvey
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1919
Vernon
Wilbarger County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1943
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

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2nd Lieutenant McCelvey served with the 39th Bomb Group, 62nd Bomb Squadron at Davis-Monthan Army Airfield, Tucson, Arizona. He was one of ten airmen killed in the crash of B-24D Liberator #41-24082, three miles south of the airfield.

Son of Arlington McCelvey (born Houston, Texas) & Virgie E. Weaver McCelvey (born Lufkin, Texas).

The crew killed were:

2nd Lt. William A. Furner (IL)(pilot)
2nd Lt. Frank Berry (TX)
S/Sgt. Valmore A. Beausoleil (MA)
S/Sgt. Albert G. Conto (NY)
S/Sgt. Kenneth J. Oestreich (MN)
S/Sgt. Henry F. Warner (NY)
Sgt. Robert E. Funk (MO)
Cpl. Robert J. Norris (OH)
Pfc. Comer L. Jenkins (GA)

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 Parents:
  Arlington P McCelvey (1884 - 1948)
  Virgie Weaver McCelvey (1887 - 1981)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert H McCelvey (1919 - 1943)
  Clyce H McCelvey (1925 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from Wilbarger County, Texas; ASN 0-670767
 
Burial:
Eastview Memorial Park
Vernon
Wilbarger County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 90, Space 5
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
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Lieut Robert H McCelvey
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