Sgt James Wilcutts Smith

Sgt James Wilcutts Smith

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 19 Nov 1943 (aged 27)
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 53979746 · View Source
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James, who resided at 2205 Carter Street, Wilmington, Delaware served as a Staff Sergeant and radio-gunner on a bomber with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on July 23, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Foremen and also as being Separated, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" at Nonomea when his bomber crashed due to battle damage after returning from a mission in the Pacific during the war.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and three months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 32076793

Son of Edward Smith and Lillie B. Wilcutts Smith.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 22 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53979746
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James Wilcutts Smith (1 Oct 1916–19 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53979746, citing Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .