|Birth: ||Dec. 11, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 1944, Vanuatu|
Walter Vincent was the son of Walter and Lena Vincent.
2LT Vincent attended Will Rogers High School and the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He entered the service in December of 1943 and was sent overseas in February 1944. 2LT Vincent was serving as a flight navigator with Marine Bomber Squadron 423, known as the Seahorse Marines on Espiritu Santo in the South Pacific when his plane crashed into the side of a mountain during a thunderstorm on the night of April 22, 1944. His remains, along with six other crew members, were discovered in 2007 by an expedition that included members of his family in a thick jungle at an elevation of 3,152 feet. He was buried with full military honors on May 5, 2012 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The casket was moved 3,152 feet from the funeral home to the burial site by the United States Marine Corps Honors Team.
Walter Bert Vincent (1889 - 1958)
Lena Vincent (1891 - 1977)
Wilma Lee Vincent Lamb (1912 - 2001)*
Ernest C Vincent (1917 - 1991)*
Walter Bert Vincent (1922 - 1944)
In Memory Of
2D LT US Marine Corps
World War II
Memorial Park Cemetery
Plot: Section 12, Lot 133, Space 3
Maintained by: Red
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56134382
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