2LT John Frederick “Jack” Lake

2LT John Frederick “Jack” Lake

Birth
Gaylord, Otsego County, Michigan, USA
Death 10 Feb 1945 (aged 22)
Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands
Burial Gaylord, Otsego County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 120594160 · View Source
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Second Lieutenant, 483rd Bomb Squadron,
505th Bomb Group, World War II.

One of eleven crew members killed when U.S.
Army Air Corps B-29 Superfortress #42-65255
crashed on take off at Tinian Island, in the
Southwest Pacific.

A memorial website may be viewed here:

www.jookgirl.weebly.com

The crew lost were:

1st Lt. Edward J Quay, A/C Pilot
1st Lt. Richard W Mozack
2nd Lt. Franklin I Peck
2nd Lt. Victor J Petek
S/Sgt. Salvatore Valela
Sgt. Paul A Hughes
Sgt. Jack R Kemper
Sgt. John Krivonak
Sgt. Robert Walford LaPorte
Sgt. Don S Loyd


Family Members


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LT. JOHN F. LAKE
483RD SQUADRON
505TH BOMB GROUP
1922 - 1945

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Michigan; __ ASN O-825910

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  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 20 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120594160
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT John Frederick “Jack” Lake (14 May 1922–10 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120594160, citing Fairview Cemetery, Gaylord, Otsego County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .