SSGT Richard C. Corley

SSGT Richard C. Corley

Birth
Sutton, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA
Death 6 Jan 1943 (aged 27)
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Burial
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Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 1, Site #188
Memorial ID 51753074 · View Source
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Richard C. Corley served as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was a son of Luther E. and Clora L. Bacorn.

He died at a Japanese prisoner of war camp at Mukden (now known as Shenyang), China on January 6, 1943.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army in October, 1934 at Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

He was originally from Sutton, West Virginia.

He was interred in the Gettysburg National Cemetery on Tuesday, November 4, 1947.


NOTE: Many thanks to Find A Grave member Larry Kinyon for the fine headstone photo.


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RICHARD C
CORLEY
PENNSYLVANIA
STAFF SGT
AIR CORPS
WORLD WAR II
NOVEMBER 29 1915
JANUARY 6 1943

Gravesite Details Section 1, Row 2, Position 11

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  • Created by: Karl Stelly
  • Added: 28 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51753074
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Richard C. Corley (29 Nov 1915–6 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51753074, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Karl Stelly (contributor 47103588) .