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 Joseph Frank Horn

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Joseph Frank Horn

Birth
Elk County, Kansas, USA
Death 26 Jan 1945 (aged 30)
Geary County, Kansas, USA
Burial Moline, Elk County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 19656857 View Source

Corporal Horn served with the 502nd Bomb
Group, 411th Bomb Squadron from Grand
Island Army Airfield.

He was fatally injured in the crash
landing of B-29A Superfortress #42-93842,
one mile south of Ogden, Kansas (near
Fort Riley), when the pilot attempted to
set down the bomber due to engine fires.

Also killed in the crash were:

Capt. George P. Erwin, pilot
2nd Lt. Edwin E. Courter
2nd Lt. Donald C. Tarr
S/Sgt. Francis J. Merdan
S/Sgt. Anthony P. Tomaini


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