Capt Floyd R Olson

Capt Floyd R Olson

Vermont, USA
Death 27 Feb 1944 (aged 26)
San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Burial Granville, Washington County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 122311336 · View Source
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Floyd served as a Captain, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Chittenden County, Vermont prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on July 12, 1941, prior to the war, in Rutland, Vermont. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Actor and also as Single, without dependents.

He was married sometime after his enlistment.

Floyd died in the "Line Of Duty" from an automobile accident. His wife was also killed in the same accident with him during the war.

Floyd was rushing his wife, Mrs. Olson who was in labor, to a hospital. They were hit by a train and Floyd was killed instantly. Mrs. Olson and the baby survived until they got to the hospital where they later both died.

Service # O-437879

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 122311336
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Floyd R Olson (4 Dec 1917–27 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 122311336, citing Mettowee Valley Cemetery, Granville, Washington County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Unknown.