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1LT George J Canavan
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Birth: 1917
Death: Apr. 11, 1945
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

First Lieutenant, 203 Base Unit.

Killed in service, piloting TB-17F Flying
Fortress #42-30633 when involved in a mid air
collision with another B-17, three miles
northwest of Jackson Army Airfield,
Mississippi.

Fourteen airmen perished.

Aboard 42-30633 were:

1st Lt. John C Stevens
1st Lt. Daniel B Sullivan
Flt. Off. Jack C Ewing
Flt. Off. Herold Lisdell, Jr
S/Sgt. George C Brooks
Pvt. August N Lilienkamp

And aboard TB-17F 42-6010 were:

1st Lt. Carl J Shane, pilot
Maj. John F Cunningham
1st Lt. Charles J Keathley
Flight Officer Michael B. Elliot
Flt. Off. Gunter G Trost
S/Sgt. Walter L Lark
Sgt. Joseph A Ott 
 
Inscription:
1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Corps
 
Note: Entered service from Wisconsin; ___ ASN O-740739
 
Burial:
Holy Trinity Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Block 6, Lot 56
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83459876
1LT George J Canavan
Added by: Frank Germanson
 
1LT George J Canavan
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 Added: Dec. 13, 2015
 
 
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