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Sgt John Robert Collins, Jr

Sgt John Robert Collins, Jr

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


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 ( : 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) .