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Sgt John Robert Collins, Jr

Sgt John Robert Collins, Jr

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 16 Feb 1944 (aged 22)
South Carolina, USA
Burial Concord, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 50555486 · View Source
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Son of John Robert Collins, Sr. and Ethel A. Parker Collins.

Husband of Naomi Duncan Collins.

John, who resided at R.F.D. 2, Seaford, Delaware served as a Sergeant on B-25G (#42-64959), U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on September 24, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Carpenter and as Single, without dependents.

John died in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-25 crashed during training near Columbia, South Carolina during the war. He was training to be a radioman and gunner.

He had been the the Air Force for two years and four months at the time of his death.

Service # 32364233

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Airmen who perished on B-25G (#42-64959):

Collins, John R ~ Sgt, Delaware
Edge, David B, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Georgia
Miller, Phelp, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Kentucky
Stables, Henry R ~ Sgt, New Jersey
Wright, Richard B ~ 2nd Lt, Pennsylvania

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

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 2 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50555486
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt John Robert Collins, Jr (26 Jan 1922–16 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50555486, citing Concord Church Cemetery, Concord, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .