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Lieut Harry Boone Messick, Jr

Indiana, USA
Death 20 May 1943 (aged 25)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 100022290 · View Source
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1st Lieutenant Messick perished when U.S. Army Air Corps B-24E Liberator #42-7053 collided with a 20 million cubic feet natural gas storage tank, at the intersection of West 73rd Street and Central Park Avenue in Chicago, after departing the Municipal Airport (now Midway International Airport). All twelve crew aboard were killed.

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  • Created by: Tim Cook
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100022290
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