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Eugene Palmer Puckett, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1923
Death: Feb. 14, 1945


Lt. Eugene P. Puckett, Jr.; son of Mrs. and Mrs. E. P. Puckett, 611 Central Ave., Salem, formerly reported missing in action over Germany on February 14,1945, was killed on that date over Engers, Germany, according to work received by his wife, the former Helen Wimmer of 112, Forest Hill Road, Williamson Road.

A B-26 Marauder pilot, he has been awarded the Air Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters for 40 missions with the Ninth Air Force based in France. A graduate of Andrew Lewis high school, he entered service in February, 1943, after attending Georgia Tech, receiving his commission one year later, he left for overseas service in August, 1944.

Roanoke Times



 
 
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 Parents:
  Eugene Palmer Puckett (1898 - 1958)
  Lovey Mae Crowder Puckett (1899 - 1984)
 
Burial:
Sherwood Burial Park
Salem
Salem City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Chittum Hutchens
Record added: Aug 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116164713
Eugene Palmer Puckett, Jr
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