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Lieut Samuel Warmuth Peebles, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1916
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1944
Horstead
Norfolk, England

Casualty of WWII, he hailed from Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He was killed on his birthday.His Service Number was 0-106145. His father, Samuel Warmuth Peebles Sr was born in Hamilton County, Tennessee. His mother was Mae Peebles, [nee Gregory]. After the war, his remains were returned to Tennessee for permanent interment. Prior to repatriation to the U.S., he was temporarily interred at the Cambridge American Military Cemetery and Memorial in England, close to the temporary grave of his best friend Joe Black who was interred at Cambridge just days earlier. Sam had attended Joe's funeral. Like Joe, Sam had become engaged to an English girl and the couples were friends.

His 'navrad', Ensign Richard "Eric" Grinndal was also killed and he remains interred at Cambridge.

Samuel was the pilot of a de Havilland Mosquito NF.Mk.XVII Registration:HK344, 68 Squadron RAF. It was described as Britain's "Wooden Wonder"-it featured two Rolls-Royce Merlin engines and was constructed of plywood and balsa wood.The aircraft lost an engine on take-off from RAF Coltishall, Norfolk and crashed onto the lawns of Horstead Hall after hitting trees.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Warmuth Peebles (1874 - 1954)
  Mae Gregory Peebles (1878 - 1977)
 
 Sibling:
  Milton Harvey Peebles (1913 - 1981)*
  Samuel Warmuth Peebles (1916 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mapleview Cemetery
Smyrna
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: geoffrey gillon
Record added: May 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70018855
Lieut Samuel Warmuth Peebles, Jr
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Lieut Samuel Warmuth Peebles, Jr
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Lieut Samuel Warmuth Peebles, Jr
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- Sheila Cole Deinhart
 Added: Aug. 30, 2015
Thank You , Sam .
- Sheila Cole Deinhart
 Added: Aug. 30, 2015

- Sherrie Paty Barber
 Added: Oct. 3, 2012
 
 
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