2LT Le Roy Judson

2LT Le Roy Judson

Birth
Wellsford, Kiowa County, Kansas, USA
Death 10 Aug 1944 (aged 25)
Natal, Município de Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Burial Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 149729004 · View Source
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Aged 29 years∼A VETERAN US ARMY AIR CORP WWII

Killed when B-29 Superfortress #42-24482 crashed on takeoff, Parnamirim Field, at Natal, Brazil. 58th Bomb Wing, enroute to C.B.I. theatre of operations, during World War II.

Nine crew were killed:

1LT Austin J Peek - Pilot
2LT Willard R Heintzelman - Navigator
2LT Le Roy Judson
2LT Dale E Shillinger
TSGT Harold R Brown
SGT Kurt F Seeler
CPL Anthony A Cobbino
CPL Walter R Newcomb - Bombardier
CPL David C Prendiz

2LT Le Roy Judson's enlistment record is below:

Le Roy Judson
United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Le Roy Judson
Name (Original): JUDSON LE ROY
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 16 Oct 1940
Term of Enlistment: Three year enlistment
Event Place: Chanute Filed, Illinois, United States
Race: White
Citizenship Status: citizen
Birth Year: 1919
Birthplace: KANSAS
Education Level: 4 years of high school
Civilian Occupation: Semiskilled painters, construction and maintenance
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Military Rank: Private
Army Branch: Air Corps
Army Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source Reference: Civil Life
Serial Number: 16028534
Affiliate ARC Identifier: 1263923

2LT Judson's sister, Vera Marie (Harvey) Johnson appears in the 1920 census as the daughter of Albert A Judson and Louise Judson. She is the daughter of George Walker Harvey and Louise (Lindeman) Harvey. 2LT Judson's mothers first husband.

Birth record for the son of 2LT Le Roy Judson: he was 18 months 4 days old, when his father was KILLED IN ACTION.

Lorin Le Judson
Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

Name: Lorin Le Judson
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 06 Feb 1943
Event Place: Potter, Texas
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Le Roy Judson
Mother's Name: Nellie Maurine Berry

2nd Birth record for the son of 2LT Le Roy Judson: shows that he was married:

Nellie Maurine Berry
mentioned in the record of Lorin Le Judson

Name: Nellie Maurine Berry
Sex: Female
Husband: Le Roy Judson
Son: Lorin Le Judson
Other information in the record of Lorin Le Judson
from Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997

Name: Lorin Le Judson
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 06 Feb 1943
Event Place: Potter, Texas
Gender: Male
Father's Name: Le Roy Judson
Mother's Name: Nellie Maurine Berry


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2LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Kansas; ____ ASN O-864237

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  • Created by: Judy Mayfield
  • Added: 24 Jul 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 149729004
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Le Roy Judson (28 Jul 1919–10 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 149729004, citing Union-Graham Cemetery, Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Judy Mayfield (contributor 46636512) .