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J Kenneth Killorn
Original name: J. Killorn
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Birth: Sep. 24, 1919
Montana, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1985

Jay K Killorn was the son of George Killorn and Dora Meggs Killorn.

He enlisted in the US miltary on Jan 21, 1942 in Minneapolis, MN.


Four Montanans Bombardiers
Quartet Guaduated from Kirtland

Four Montanans, including an Anaconda young man, recently were graduated from the advanced bombardier school at Kirtland field, Albuquerque, NM, according to a news release from the mammoth base.

Each of the four -- Wendell G Palmer, Anaconda; Charles A Jacobson, Great Falls; Walter Hargrove, Huntley, and Jay K Killorn, formerly of Havre -- was commissioned a second lieutenant and given his bombardier's wings.

The news dispatch said they personally will direct the flight of their cargo of deadly bombs over Axis targets as they take their stations in the "greenhouse" of America's big bombers in our march toward all-out supremacy of the air. The release describe the Kirtland field as the world's foremost advanced bombardier school.

The commissions and wings were bestowed at the end of three months' rigorous flight and combat training.

Article published
Montana Standard, Butte, Dec. 27, 1942

 
 
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 Parents:
  George L. Killorn (1892 - 1950)
  Dora Meggs Killorn (1886 - 1959)
 
 Sibling:
  J Kenneth Killorn (1919 - 1985)
  Carolee Mae Killorn Mitchell (1922 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Houston National Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: I, 3369
 
Maintained by: svanwyk
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3112794
J Kenneth Killorn
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J Kenneth Killorn
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- Jan Baughman
 Added: May. 16, 2013

- svanwyk
 Added: May. 11, 2013
Rest in peace.
- Joyce {GW}
 Added: Jan. 18, 2006
 
 
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