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Lieut Joseph Rex Arnold, Jr
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Birth: unknown
Death: Oct. 18, 1943
Larimer County
Colorado, USA

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Second Lieutenant Arnold was a co-pilot
aboard B-17F Flying Fortress #42-6042, serving
with the 398th Bomb Group, 600th Bomb Squadron
from Rapid City Army Air Base.

One of eight airmen killed when his aircraft
struck Stormy Peaks, west of Fort Collins,
Colorado, during a nighttime navigational
training flight.

The other crew members killed were:

2nd Lt. Richard N. Creamer, pilot
2nd Lt. Andrew H. Christensen, bombadier
2nd Lt. Warren M. Dean, navigator
S/Sgt. William N. Cook, flight engineer
Sgt. Philip M. Doddridge, radio operator
Sgt. Carl E. Hamre, gunner
Sgt. Robert J. Hopkins, radio operator


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Note: Entered the service from California; _______ ASN 0-750762
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Aug 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114847570
Lieut Joseph Rex Arnold, Jr
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NARA Home of Record: Alameda County, California...Died Non-Battle...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jul. 25, 2014
 
 
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