2LT Joseph Perry

2LT Joseph Perry

Birth
Death 15 Apr 1945 (aged 20)
Italy
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 12, Site: 8302
Memorial ID 49351033 · View Source
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Joseph served as a Second Lieutenant on B-24L (#44-49024), 830th Bomber Squadron, 485th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in New York prior to the war.

Joseph was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was hit by flak and crashed 15 miles West South West of Venosa, Italy during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Bari, Italy and was later repatriated here on December 9, 1948.

Service # O-785423

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Airmen who perished on B-24L (#44-49024):

Andrew, Treat P, Jr ~ Corp, Connecticut
Bengivengo, Joseph ~ Corp, New Jersey
Jackson, W H ~ Corp, California
Larkin, Robert N ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Massachusetts
McCall, George H, Jr ~ Corp, Virginia
O'Malley, Robert B ~ Corp, Missouri
Perry, Joseph ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Turner, Barryon L ~ 2nd Lt, Maine
Yelland, George C ~ Sgt, California

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

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2LT, 830 AAF BOMB SQ WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details 2ND LT AAF 15TH AIR FORCE WW II

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49351033
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Joseph Perry (12 Dec 1924–15 Apr 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49351033, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .