|Death: ||Apr. 15, 1944, Italy|
John served as a Second Lieutenant on B-24H "Vicious Vixen" #41-29263, 737th Bomber Squadron, 454th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Mississippi prior to the war.
John was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down in Italy during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart.
Service # O-816017
Airmen who perished on B-24H #41-29263:
Achenbach, Murray C ~ Sgt, Michigan
Bamberger, Joseph J ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, New York
Bardy, Miloslav R ~ S/Sgt, Michigan
Hays, Billy E ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Pennsylvania
Lawson, Richard C ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Texas
McDonnell, Cleon A ~ S/Sgt, Engineer, California
Mosier, Manley D, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Virginia
Snelgrove, John B ~ Sgt, South Carolina
West, John D ~ 2nd Lt, Mississippi
Woodruff, Robert E ~ Sgt, Texas
( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Cittą Metropolitana di Roma Capitale
Plot: F Row 15 Grave 21
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56315711