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2Lt John Halstead Banks, III
Birth: Sep. 23, 1923
Death: Apr. 17, 1945, Germany

Son of John Halstead Banks, Jr. and Anna A. Casey Banks.

John, who resided at 18 Seminole Avenue, Claymont, Delaware, served as a Second Lieutenant & Pilot on P-47D (#44-20222), 397th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Corps, during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" when the P-47 he was piloting was shot down by enemy flak while strafing near Lom, Czechoslovakia. He survived the crash landing and was killed by local police.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and seven months at the time of his death.

Service # O2063779 
 
Burial:
Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial
Neuville-en-Condroz
Arrondissement de Liège
Liège, Belgium
Plot: Plot C Row 6 Grave 15
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56356979
2Lt John Halstead Banks, III
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