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1LT Joseph Markello

1LT Joseph Markello

Birth
Death 8 Jul 1944 (aged 20)
France
Burial North Collins, Erie County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100074790 · View Source
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Joseph served as a 1st Lt., 326th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group, 8th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Joseph was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-819132

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Hamburg Sun and Erie County Independent - June 9, 1948

Funeral services were held May 26 in the First Congregational Church, N. Collins, for Lt. Joseph Markello who was shot down over Frevant, France, July 8, 1944. Lt Markello had won the Air Medal with two Oak Leaf clusters for his combat service with the 92nd Bomber Division. A 1941 North Collins High School graduate, Lt. Markello received his wings at Blythville Field, Blythville, Ark., in April 1944. He joined the Air Force in 1942 and received his basic training at Nashville, Tenn. Lt. Markello was born in Clymer and leaves besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ross Markello, five brothers and two sisters.

( Burial & Article found by: Anne Cady )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100074790
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Joseph Markello (8 Apr 1924–8 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100074790, citing North Collins Quaker Meeting House Cemetery, North Collins, Erie County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .