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Birth: Oct. 22, 1916
Death: Apr. 5, 1942
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Found nothing on NARA

Official USAAF Cable of Accident:
(Hand written, top right: 11:37 a.m. 4/8/42)

From: Ft. Shafter, T.H. April 7, 1942

On the night of April 6, 1942 at about 0700 GCT, a B-17E No. 41-2443 cracked up. Conducting investigation and search. To date have found 4 bodies, but impossible to establish identification. Will send additional details later. Listed below are members of crew: 1st Lt. Ward Cox, Jr, 0392806 and Charles O. Allan, Jr. 0367225, 2nd Lieutenant James W. Roshoe [s/b Bushee] 0430910, Staff Sergeants Luther L. Perry, Jr. 6292999, Mathias E. Donart 6568848, and Edward L. Hakes 6667164, Sergeants Warren F. Schneider 12025843 and Wilbur L. Gravitt 6296816, Corporals John F. Morris 6999571 and John E. Muckey 6981906.

Original filed under Cablegrams
Filed in Safe
(Hand written, lower right: FATAL.)

(Each name is underlined and has a number, 1 through 10, above it which has been circled.)
http://hiavps.com/images/B-17E%2041-2443/ARC%20Crew%20List%20Cables.pdf

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-2443.html
(lists the Crew and a brief history)

http://hiavps.com/Cox%20B-17E.htm
(includes photos)

BUSHEE, JAMES W
2/LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/22/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 04/05/1942
BURIED AT: SECTION D SITE 16
ROCK ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY
BLDG 118 ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL ROCK ISLAND, IL
http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov 
 
Inscription:
WISCONSIN
2 LT
42 AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: D, 16
 
Maintained by: SMG
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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James W Bushee
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James W Bushee
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KIA
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 4, 2011
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- SMG
 Added: Nov. 2, 2011
 
 
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