|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1920|
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1943, Romania|
Son of Lena and Joseph W. Mix. Technical Sergeant Joseph E. Mix, Serial Number 39083291, was a Flight Engineer for the U.S. Army Air Forces. He was killed in action in Operation Tidal Wave, just south of his target in Campina (near Ploesti), Romania.
Received the Distinguished Unit Citation, Distinguished Service Cross and the Purple Heart.
United States World War II Army Enlistment Record, 1938-1946; "Name: Joseph E Mix; Birth Year: 1920; Race: White, citizen (White); Nativity State or Country: Oklahoma; State: California; County or City: Napa; Enlistment Date: 21 Oct 1941; Enlistment State: California; Enlistment City: Presidio of Monterey; Branch: Air Corps; Branch Code: Air Corps; Grade: Private; Grade Code: Private; Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men); Source: Selective Service within 3 months of Discharge 11 punch; Education: 4 years of high school; Civil Occupation: Locomotive Fireman; Marital Status: Single, without dependents; Height: 68; Weight: 144."
U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945; "Name: Joseph E Mix; Gender: Male; Race: White; Religion: Protestant; Cemetery Name: Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Nebraska; Disposition: Administrative Decision; Service Branch: Army; RANK: Technical Sergeant; Service number: 39083291."
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MALCOLM CLAY DALTON S SGT
ELWOOD R EMERSON 2D LT
RONALD L HELDER 2D LT
RICHARD M KRUG 2D LT
JOSEPH E. MIX T SGT
AUGUST 1 1943
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Plot: C, 1281
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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He gave all his tomorrows for all of our todays. May peace be with you.|
Added: Jul. 8, 2016
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Napa County, California...Killed In Action...Re-interred on 08/23/1950...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
Added: Apr. 25, 2016
Gone, but not forgotten.|
Added: Jan. 21, 2016
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