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Lieut John Benjamin "Benny" Folsom, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1921
Sumter
Sumter County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1944, Germany

2nd Lieut, Army Air Corps, 751st Squadron, 457th Bomber Group
WW II

On his 20th mission, enemy fire hit Folsom's B-17 over Germany. Although Folsom was able to get the plane back to friendly territory so that the crew could parachute to safety, he was unable to do the same. - cualumni.clemson.edu
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Benjamin Folsom (1893 - 1965)
  Gertrude Elizabeth Hunt Folsom (1898 - 1992)
 
Burial:
Sumter Cemetery
Sumter
Sumter County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: David Lyle
Originally Created by: robin pellicci moore
Record added: Nov 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81010938
Lieut John Benjamin Benny Folsom, Jr
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Lieut John Benjamin Benny Folsom, Jr
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Lieut John Benjamin Benny Folsom, Jr
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- Anna
 Added: Apr. 28, 2014
Remembering and honoring a Tiger who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II to preserve our freedom. - With highest regard to my true American Hero.
- Faye.....
 Added: Dec. 9, 2012
"...We will dream of greater conquests, For our past is grand. And her sons have fought and conquered, Every foreign land. ...That the Tiger's roar may echo, O'er the mountain height..." - You are my true American Hero
- Faye.....
 Added: Dec. 9, 2012
 
 
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