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Odis Lee "Sonny" Apple, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1923
Hail
Fannin County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1944
Mainz-Bingener Landkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Odis Lee "Sonny" Apple, Jr. was my 2nd cousin.

World War II - 8th AF
14th Bomber Wing
392nd Bomb Group
579th Bomb Squadron (front row, 2nd from left)

The "ENVY OF ‘EM ALL" crew:

2nd/Lt. Albert E. Joynt
Pilot KIA

2nd/Lt.Edward J. Taylor Co Pilot POW

2nd/Lt. Homer H. Phipps Jr. Navigator POW

2nd/Lt. Bruce F. Forsberg
Bombardier KIA

T/Sgt. Roy A. Smith Jr.
Engineer POW

S/Sgt. Odis L. Apple Jr.
Radio Op. KIA

S/Sgt. L. G. Floyd
Gunner KIA

S/Sgt. Charles L. Hester Gunner POW

S/Sgt. Earl J. Propst
Gunner KIA

S/Sgt. Charles E. Vavra
Gunner KIA

 
 
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 Parents:
  Odis Lee Apple (1898 - 1956)
  Mable Bell Templeton Apple (1901 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  Vernon Weldon Apple (1918 - 1992)*
  Odis Lee Apple (1923 - 1944)
  Harold Glenn Apple (1926 - 2006)*
  Betty Wannell Apple (1932 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Texas SSgt., 579 AAF Bomb Sq., WWII
 
Burial:
Sweetwater Cemetery
Sweetwater
Nolan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 110
 
Maintained by: Marilynn Apple Moorman
Originally Created by: Janie Healer Davis
Record added: Jul 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15020426
Odis Lee Sonny Apple, Jr
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Odis Lee Sonny Apple, Jr
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Odis Lee Sonny Apple, Jr
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SSgt., 579 U.S. Army Air Force Bomb Sq., World War II.
- Judy Richards
 Added: Nov. 16, 2014
The World War II Victory Medal is a decoration of the United States military which was created by an act of Congress in July 1945. The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States military,...(Read more)
- Judy Richards
 Added: Nov. 16, 2014
Remembering you on this Memorial Weekend 2014
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 Added: May. 24, 2014
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