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2Lt. James Harry Jarrell

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2Lt. James Harry Jarrell

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 16 Jan 1944 (aged 19)
Oakland, Yalobusha County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section 22, Lot 209
Memorial ID 32042390 View Source

James, who resided at 1322 King Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a 2nd Lieutenant and trainer with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 19, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Electrician and also as being Single, without dependents.

James was instructing an aviation cadet, John Vincent Quirk, Jr., in flight on BT-13A #42-1527 when the plane crashed near Oakland, Mississippi during the war. They both lost their lives in this crash.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year at the time of his death.

Service # O-815152

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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