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Fred Franklin Atkinson
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Birth: May 7, 1925
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1953
P'yongyang-si, North Korea

Fred Franklin Atkinson, Jr. was born in El Paso, Texas, son of Fred Franklin Atkinson and Hazel Margarette Wiley. In 1930 he lived with his parents in Moore, Texas. He graduated from New Mexico A&M College (which became New Mexico State University) in 1951 as part of the ROTC Army Air Programs.

"First Lieutenant Atkinson was the navigator of a B-26C Invader with the 13th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Wing at Kunsan AFB, Korea. On July 14, 1953, while on a night intruder mission, contact with the aircraft was lost between Sinanju and Pyongyang, North Korea. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on July 15, 1954..." Source: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Korean War Honor Roll, http://www.abmc.gov

Note: This is likely a memorial gravestone 
 
Burial:
Tucumcari Memorial Park
Tucumcari
Quay County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: Section 23, Row D Lot 5
 
Created by: 2willcox
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69920598
Fred Franklin Atkinson
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Fred Franklin Atkinson
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Fred Franklin Atkinson
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 Added: Aug. 8, 2013
 
 
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