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Sgt James R. Howe
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1923
Green County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1944
Suffolk, England

Staff Sergeant Howe was a Gunner on Lt. James Roden's B-24 crew. They were assigned to the 788th Bomber Squadron, 467th Bomber Group, (Heavy), U.S. Army Air Forces, stationed at Rackheath Air Field, England. He was killed when their aircraft was shot down while returning from a mission over Hamm, Germany. German fighters had followed the group of 28 aircraft back to England and, as they made their approach for a night landing, shot down two aircraft killing 17 crew members and one airman on the ground.

Sergeant Howe was awarded the Purple Heart Medal; the European, African, Middle Eastern Campaign Medal; and the World War II Victory Medal. 
Greenwood Cemetery
Green County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Eric
Record added: Jan 15, 2007
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Sgt James R. Howe
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Sgt James R. Howe
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Sgt James R. Howe
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