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Lieut John R. Sawyer
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Birth: 1922
Eastchester
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1944, Philippines

John R. Sawyer was the youngest son of Daniel "Ned" and Grace Sawyer. He had a sister Margaret and brother Daniel. John enlisted in the Army Air Corp on March 27, 1942. He was killed in action over the Island of Truk on June 2, 1944 and is buried at the U.S. Military Cemetery in Manila, Phillippines. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medal and additional Army Awards. Married Elsie von der Lippen on May 22, 1943 in Tucson, Arizona. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Edward Sawyer (1882 - 1937)
  Grace Nichols Sawyer (1887 - 1958)
 
 Sibling:
  Daniel Edward Sawyer (1919 - 1979)*
  John R. Sawyer (1922 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Killed in Action over the Island of Truk, June 2, 1944. Buried at U.S. Military Cemetery Manila, Philippines
 
Burial:
Naperville Cemetery
Naperville
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Steve Peacock
Record added: Mar 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66453816
Lieut John R. Sawyer
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Lieut John R. Sawyer
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