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TSgt Jo Robert Karr
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Birth: 1920
Boone
Bates County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1944
Avord
Departement du Cher
Centre, France

Technical Sergeant, 535th Bomber Squadron, 381st Bomber Group, Heavy; U.S. Army Air Forces. Entered the service from Oregon. Awarded the Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters. Killed in action while serving on the B-17G "Georgia Rebel 2." The plane was hit by flak soon after completing its bombing run on the French air base at Avord (Cher Department, Centre Region), which had been taken over the the Germans. Other members of his crew buried at the Rhone American Cemetery are: Lt. Eugene Arning, Lt. Arthur Guertin, SSgt. Edward H. Sell, and SSgt. Clarence T. Williams. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John W Karr (1874 - 1941)
  Lucy Ellen Anderson Karr (1881 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  infant Karr (1905 - 1905)*
  infant Karr (1907 - 1907)*
  Rena Maxine Karr Mills (1910 - 2001)*
  Jo Robert Karr (1920 - 1944)
  Jo Robert Karr (1920 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: There is a cenotaph in his memory at Glenwild Cemetery, West Line, Cass County, Missouri.
 
Burial:
Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial
Draguignan
Departement du Var
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Plot: Plot B, Row 3, Grave 27.
 
Maintained by: Doc Wilson
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56510885
TSgt Jo Robert Karr
Added by: Doc Wilson
 
TSgt Jo Robert Karr
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Added by: Pamela Thompson
 
 
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R.I.P. Cousin
- Jim Ferris
 Added: Feb. 14, 2014

- Doc Wilson
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013

- CJS
 Added: Jul. 19, 2010
 
 
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