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James Byron Lesher
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1924
Akron
Washington County
Colorado, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1944
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA

WW II US Army Air Corps Veteran. In November 1942, he enlisted in the Air Service Reserve and was called to duty February 2, 1943. On May 23, 1944 at Moore Field, Mission, Texas, he received his wings and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Air Force. While practicing combat tactics in a P-47, Thunderbolt fighter plane, he failed to come out of a power dive and was killed instantly in the crash.  
 
Burial:
Akron Cemetery
Akron
Washington County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jan 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8259202
James Byron Lesher
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James Byron Lesher
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James Byron Lesher
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