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LT John Edmund “Jack” Thelen

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LT John Edmund “Jack” Thelen

Birth
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Death
28 May 1944 (aged 21)
Majuro, Marshall Islands
Burial
Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Memorial ID
226599738 View Source

2nd Lt. John E. "Jack" Thelen served in the US Marine Corps with VMF-111. Returning to Majuro in the Marshall Islands from a mission to Mille Island, Lt. Thelen's F4U-1 Corsair collided with another F4U-1 flown by Capt. Albert M. Blackmon. Both men were killed and only 2nd Lt. Thelen's body was recovered.

Read more about Lt. Thelen at his Fold3 Memorial: https://www.fold3.com/page/653616105/john-edmund-thelen-1922-1944

2nd Lt. John E. "Jack" Thelen served in the US Marine Corps with VMF-111. Returning to Majuro in the Marshall Islands from a mission to Mille Island, Lt. Thelen's F4U-1 Corsair collided with another F4U-1 flown by Capt. Albert M. Blackmon. Both men were killed and only 2nd Lt. Thelen's body was recovered.

Read more about Lt. Thelen at his Fold3 Memorial: https://www.fold3.com/page/653616105/john-edmund-thelen-1922-1944


Inscription

Lt. John E. Thelen USMC; Born Nov. 13, 1922; Died May 28, 1944; Serving His Country; Semper Fidelis

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