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Raymond Donald Dallas
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1923
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1944, France

Uncle Raymond isn't buried in Oak Grove, but he has a stone there.

Obituary:

Lt. R. D. Dallas Declared Dead

Lt. Raymond D. Dallas, 21, missing in action since August 2, 1944, while participating in a tactical bombing mission over France, has been declared dead by the War Departmentin an official notice received Monday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Dallas, 1611 Broad Street.

Lt. Dallas, navigator on a B-17 Flying Fortress, had been overseas four months and had completed four missions over enemy territory for which he was awarded the Air Medal and three Oak Leaf Clusters. Twenty seven of his missions were in combat. On his last one, his plane was damaged by enemy aircraft, caught fire, exploded and crashed between Caen and Le Havre.

He volunteered for service while a student at the University of Kentucky where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and was called for active duty in March 1943. He received his training at San Marcos, TX and Roswell, NM and was commisioned second lieutenant. He was promoted to first lieutenant after going overseas.

Besides his parents he is survived by two brothers, Lt. Col. William R. Dallas, Louisville; Tony Dallas, Paducah; three sisters, Mrs. Leonard Smith, Mrs. Harold Wall and Mrs. Roy Roberts, all of Paducah. He was a member of Mizpah Presbyterian Church. 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Timothy Dallas (1886 - 1964)
  Lizzie Mae Stetson Dallas (1889 - 1948)
 
 Siblings:
  Eva Mae Dallas Smith (1908 - 2002)*
  William Robert Dallas (1910 - 1997)*
  Virginia Almeda Dallas Roberts (1912 - 1993)*
  L. V. Stetson Dallas (1915 - 1918)*
  Bertha Elizabeth Dallas Wall (1919 - 2007)*
  Raymond Donald Dallas (1923 - 1944)
  Anthony Vernon Dallas (1926 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Brian
Record added: Sep 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21702782
Raymond Donald Dallas
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- Brian
 Added: Jul. 1, 2013

- RVN 66-67
 Added: Aug. 13, 2011
God Bless.
- Barbara Williams Peeler
 Added: Jan. 1, 2011
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