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PFC John Robert Lemons
Birth: Jan. 15, 1925
Bethlehem
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1947
Sušurnes, Iceland

John Robert Lemons was a son of John Alexander Lemmons and Evie Ola Wilson Lemons.
John Robert was a brother to James Willie Lemons, Living Lemons, Ruthie Ellen Elizabeth Lemons St John, Thelma Idell Lemons Hanks, Harley Weekley Lemons, SR and Bobby Eli Lemons.
PFC John Robert Lemons was killed February 21, 1947 around 2 o'clock A. M. in a oilpipe/waterheater explosion. Two quonset huts burnt to ashes in 5 minutes.
Lemons lost his life in one of the huts.
The tragic accident occured at Keflavik airport in Keflavik, Iceland.
I have an article from MORGUNBLAOIO, an Icelandic newspaper which describes the accident in great detail. I choose not to elaborate further.
PFC John Robert Lemons was in the 36th Infantry. He was in the South Pacific 2 years and 10 months.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Alexander Lemons (1869 - 1954)
  Eva / Evie Ola Wilson Lemons Smith (1899 - 1970)
 
 Siblings:
  John Robert Lemons (1925 - 1947)
  James Willie Lemons (1927 - 1998)*
  Ruthie Ellen Elizabeth Lemons St John (1931 - 2007)*
  Thelma Idell Lemons Hanks (1934 - 2003)*
  Harley Weekley Lemons (1937 - 1963)*
  Bobby Eli Lemons (1940 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethlehem Methodist Cemetery
Bethlehem
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: I B Me
Record added: Feb 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24950573
PFC John Robert Lemons
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PFC John Robert Lemons
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PFC John Robert Lemons
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- j. celander
 Added: Aug. 12, 2015
Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
- Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 5, 2015

- Ron Rader
 Added: Jul. 29, 2015
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