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Claude C Howell, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1923
Troy
Montgomery County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1950

ENS CLAUDE C HOWELL JR
VF-24 FIGHTER SQUADRON
AIRCRAFT TYPE: F4U-4
AIRCRAFT NUMBER: 81276
US NAVY
HOSTILE, DIED WHILE MISSING (MIA)
HOME OR PLACE OF ENLISTMENT TROY, NC
LOCATION OR BATTLE ZONE: SEOUL NORTH
TOWN OR AREA: UIJONGBU

Ensign Howell was a pilot of a F4U-4 Corsair fighter with Fighter Squadron 24 aboard the aircraft carrier USS BOXER (CV-21), Carrier Air Group Two. On September 29, 1950, after completing a raid on Uijongbu, Korea, his aircraft was struck by ground fire. He parachuted to the ground and was taken prisoner. He was killed on October 2, 1950
 
 
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 Parents:
  Claude C Howell (1889 - 1938)
  Electra Hollar Howell (1895 - 1990)
 
 Siblings:
  Gwendolyn Hope Howell Hodge (1915 - 2002)*
  Joyce Howell McCall (1919 - 2016)*
  Claude C Howell (1923 - 1950)
  Nancy Hasseltine Howell D'Ambrosio (1926 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Southside Cemetery
Troy
Montgomery County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Jun 14, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112304874
Claude C Howell, Jr
Added by: Elizabeth Olmstead
 
Claude C Howell, Jr
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Claude C Howell, Jr
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- Polly Fry Hagerman
 Added: Jan. 25, 2016

- Elizabeth Olmstead
 Added: Jun. 14, 2013
 
 
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