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Marshall Clyde Dunn
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1924
Wichita County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1945


Mr. and Mrs, Clyde Dunn received a message from the war department Saturday that their son, 1st Lt. Marshall C. Dunn, 20, Flying Fortress pilot, was killed over Germany Feb. 6.

The parents had recently received a letter from their son written Jan. 30 in which he said he had just completed 15 combat missions.

He had been awarded the Air Medal and Oak Leaf Cluster.

Lt. Dunn was a graduate of the Electra High School and was a member of the band. He was attending Texas A & M when he enlisted in the Army Air Force.

He entered the armed services in Feb. 1943 and had been overseas since Oct 1944. He was a member of the Eighth Air Force stationed in England.

Survivors are his parents and two grandparents, L.E. Sheldon and Mrs. Ida Dunn, both of Electra.

(From the Electra Star News 3/1/1945...thanks to Joyce Meeks for copying this newspaper article from the archives)

Parents: Clyde G. Dunn & Merle Sheldon

Sibling: Leslie Stanley Dunn (03/01/1923-03/15/1923)

B-17 Pilot who was killed in action 
Family links: 
  Clyde Stanley Dunn (1891 - 1961)
  Merle Sheldon Dunn (1894 - 1971)
  Leslie Stanley Dunn (1923 - 1923)*
  Marshall Clyde Dunn (1924 - 1945)
*Calculated relationship
Note: 1LT, US Army Air Corps, World War II
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section N Site 125
Maintained by: S Hemingway
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3021942
Marshall Clyde Dunn
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Marshall Clyde Dunn
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Marshall Clyde Dunn
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 Added: Apr. 17, 2009

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