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2LT John W Burtis
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1919
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1945
Parker County
Texas, USA

Second Lieutenant Burtis was a Navigator aboard
U.S. Army Air Corps B-29 Superfortress
#42-93895, from Clovis A.A.B. New Mexico.

Perished in aftermath of mid-air collision
with another B-29, piloted by Aubrey K Stinson over Weatherford, Texas.

Hometown listed as St. Paul.

The aircrew killed were:

1st Lt. Robert A Mayer
2nd Lt. Robert L Knight
Flt. Off. Robert Q Zaleska
S/Sgt. Clifford D Longmire
Cpl. Robert H Apirian
Cpl. Jasper C Wilson, Jr
Cpl. Willard Byerly
Cpl. Anthony J Agliata

Note: ASN O2084791
Resurrection Cemetery
Mendota Heights
Dakota County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 6, Block 3, Lot 23, Grave 2
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104365186
2LT John W Burtis
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