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2LT Robert H McCelvey
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1919
Vernon
Wilbarger County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1943
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Second Lieutenant McCelvey served with the
39th Bomb Group, 62nd Bomb Squadron at
Davis-Monthan Army Airfield, Tucson, Arizona.

He was one of ten airmen killed in the crash
of B-24D Liberator #41-24082, three miles
south of the airfield.

Son of Arlington McCelvey (born Houston) &
Virgie E. Weaver McCelvey (born Lufkin, TX).

The crew killed were:

2nd Lt. William A Furner, pilot
2nd Lt. Frank Berry
2nd Lt. Robert H. McCelvey
S/Sgt. Valmore A Beausoleil
S/Sgt. Albert G Conto
S/Sgt. Kenneth J Oestreich
S/Sgt. Henry F Warner
Sgt. Robert E Funk
Cpl. Robert J Norris
PFC Comer L Jenkins
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arlington P McCelvey (1884 - 1948)
  Virgie Weaver McCelvey (1887 - 1981)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert H McCelvey (1919 - 1943)
  Clyce H McCelvey (1925 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
TEXAS
2 LIEUT. AIR CORPS
 
Note: Entered the service from Texas; Wilbarger County; ASN O-670767
 
Burial:
Eastview Memorial Park
Vernon
Wilbarger County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 90, Space 5
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104167601
2LT Robert H McCelvey
Added by: Tim Cook
 
2LT Robert H McCelvey
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2LT Robert H McCelvey
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