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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
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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


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

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  • Created by: Donna Esposito
  • Added: 7 May 2021
  • Find a Grave Memorial 226599738
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/226599738/john-edmund-thelen : accessed ), memorial page for LT John Edmund “Jack” Thelen (13 Nov 1922–28 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 226599738, citing Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Donna Esposito (contributor 49840286) .