|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 1945, At Sea|
In addition to this memorial for R.J., there is another memorial for him at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii. That too is a cenotaph as his body was buried at sea after the attack on the U.S.S. Franklin on March 19, 1945.
R.J. Downen family page
Timothy Carroll Downen (1888 - 1978)
Lela Armstrong Downen (1891 - 1962)
Kathryn M West Poshard (1925 - 2008)
Romelia J Downen (1922 - 1945)*
Romelia J. Downen (1923 - 1945)
Note: This is not a grave, this is a memorial to R.J. Downen who was lost in action aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Franklin off the coast of Japan during WWII.
Old Cottonwood Cemetery
Created by: Chris Mills
Record added: Feb 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48335641