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Kent Francis Miller

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Kent Francis Miller

Birth
Wetzel County, West Virginia, USA
Death
22 Dec 1943 (aged 21)
Lelystad Municipality, Flevoland, Netherlands
Burial
New Martinsville, Wetzel County, West Virginia, USA Add to Map
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Miller Francis Kent was a Flight Officer (pilot) of a B-24H bomber, number 42-7638 "Big Banner". His aircraft was shot down over Zuider Zee in the Netherlands while returning from a mission over Munster, Germany. The Co-pilot survived and was a prisoner of war. Four others washes ashore during the next 6 months. When the Zuider Zee was drained, the plane was found and in December 1975 the names of the 5 found in the aircraft were released to the U.S. Government. On April 21, 1976 a funeral with full military honors was held at Greenlawn Memorial Park in New Martinsville, W.V.
Miller Francis Kent was a Flight Officer (pilot) of a B-24H bomber, number 42-7638 "Big Banner". His aircraft was shot down over Zuider Zee in the Netherlands while returning from a mission over Munster, Germany. The Co-pilot survived and was a prisoner of war. Four others washes ashore during the next 6 months. When the Zuider Zee was drained, the plane was found and in December 1975 the names of the 5 found in the aircraft were released to the U.S. Government. On April 21, 1976 a funeral with full military honors was held at Greenlawn Memorial Park in New Martinsville, W.V.


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