1LT John Barr Willcoxon

1LT John Barr Willcoxon

Birth
Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas, USA
Death 20 Jul 1943 (aged 28)
Papua New Guinea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot MF, 0, 26-2
Military 1LT, US ARMY
Memorial ID 1323633 · View Source
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Service # 0-662616
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Headquarters Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Kansas
Awards: Silver Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Decatur County, Kansas...Killed In Action...Pilot of B-24D-50-CO Liberator "Virgin III" #42-40327 that was shot down by fighters on a bombing mission against the Madang area in New Guinea.


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1323633
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT John Barr Willcoxon (15 Jul 1915–20 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1323633, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .