1LT Roy McCune “Mack” Young
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1LT Roy McCune “Mack” Young

Birth
Lockney, Floyd County, Texas, USA
Death 15 Aug 1945 (aged 25)
Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Cenotaph Kress, Swisher County, Texas, USA
Plot Lot 88
Memorial ID 18386427 View Source
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Mack Young was born to Erwin Elgan Young and Hattie Mae McCune. On September 11, 1943, he married Pansy Rae Eaves in San Antonio, Texas.

He was a First Lieutenant, 793rd Bomber Squadron, 468th Bomber Group (Very Heavy), U.S. Army Air Forces and his aircraft was shot down shot down in Shorenji, Nabari City, Mie Prefecture on June 5, 1945. He was captured, along with six other soldiers, and he died on August 15, 1945 in Osaka Kempei Tai Prison, Honshu, Japan.



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At Rest Overseas
U.S.A.A.F. 468th Bombardiers, 793rd Squadron
Lost In Combat In Japanese Skies
AUG. 15, 1945


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/18386427/roy-mccune-young : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Roy McCune “Mack” Young (2 Jul 1920–15 Aug 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 18386427, citing Kress Cemetery, Kress, Swisher County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Susann (contributor 46849151) .