|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1920|
|Death: ||Nov. 26, 1958|
Perished when U.S. Air Force B-47E Stratojet #53-4212 exploded on the ground at Chennault Air Force Base, Lake Charles, Louisiana. There was one atomic weapon onboard the bomber which was destroyed in the fire.
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Rufus R Lyles (1896 - 1962)
Joseph Taylor Lyles (1920 - 1958)
Arthur L Lyles (1924 - 1985)*
LOUISIANA CAPT 44 BOMB WG AF WORLD WAR II
Note: GPS +32.58423,-93.88979
Blanchard Memorial Cemetery
Plot: West row 21 middle west
GPS (lat/lon): 32.58423, -93.88979
Created by: JB BERRY
Record added: Oct 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43390493
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