2LT John Frederick Hudson, Jr

2LT John Frederick Hudson, Jr

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 20 Dec 1943 (aged 22–23)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec. 1EC, Lot 254, Grv3
Memorial ID 51180773 · View Source
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Son of John Frederick Hudson, Sr. and Nancy Hardin Hudson.

John, who resided at 103 Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a 2nd Lieutenant and Pilot, B-25D Mitchell (#43-3292), U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on February 17, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being employed in Construction and as being Single, without dependents.

He was killed in a plane crash when his bomber exploded 25 miles south of Hunter Field, Savannah, Georgia during the war.

He had served in the Air Force for one year and ten months at the time of his death.

Service # 0-748984

Four other airmen also perished.


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 15 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 51180773
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT John Frederick Hudson, Jr (1920–20 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 51180773, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .