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 Kearie Lee Berry, Jr

Kearie Lee Berry, Jr

Birth
Death 29 Jul 1962 (aged 43)
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section B Site 24-Q
Memorial ID 361943 · View Source
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Born in San Diego, California. Son of Major Learie L Berry, Sr (survivor of Bataan). A January 1943 graduate of the United States Military Academy. Flew B-17s and transferred to England. Forced to bail out of a crippled aircraft over the English Channel. Recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters. Flew 27 combat missions. Died at Paine Field, Washington, in a jet aircraft accident. Extracted from memorial originally published in ASSEMBLY, Winter 1963.


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Gravesite Details Col, US Air Force, World War II

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 361943
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kearie Lee Berry, Jr (27 Oct 1918–29 Jul 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 361943, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .