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2LT John B Dexter

2LT John B Dexter

Birth
Death 9 Mar 1944 (aged 23)
Podington, Bedford Borough, Bedfordshire, England
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 12, Site: 5057
Memorial ID 49228488 · View Source
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John served as a Second Lieutenant & Bombardier on B-17 (#42-3536), 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force, during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" over Europe during the war and was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in England and was later repatriated here on July 28, 1948.

Service # O-685782

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Airmen who perished on B-17 (#42-3536):

Berg, Henry V ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Minnesota
Burkhart, Ira L ~ T/Sgt, Ohio
Campbell, Thomas M ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Maryland
Dexter, John B ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, District Of Columbia
Fereck, Edward J ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, West Virginia
Foster, Robert L ~ Sgt, Waist Gunner, California
Haasis, Herman L ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Kansas
Littleton, Elmer W ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, Arkansas
Richichi, John J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, New York
Webb, William L ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Wisconsin

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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2LT, 325 AAF BOMB SQ WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details 2ND LT AAF USA

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49228488
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT John B Dexter (2 Jan 1921–9 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49228488, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .