Corp Harry Lloyd Patty

Corp Harry Lloyd Patty

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Death 16 Nov 1942 (aged 23)
Burial Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 54941996 · View Source
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THE PITTSBURGH PRESS, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1948, PAGE TWENTY-EIGHT

CORP. HARRY L. PATTY
Funeral services for Corp. Harry Lloyd Patty, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Patty of Murrysville, Pa., will be held in the Murrysville Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. Friday.

Corp. Patty entered the service March 26, 1942. He and the entire crew of the B-24 Bomber of which he was tail gunner were killed Nov. 17, 1942, when the plane crashed on the take-off for their first bombing mission. The accident occurred at an airfield in Australia.

He was born Feb. 22, 1919.

A graduate of Franklin Township High School, Corp. Patty was active in baseball, football and wrestling, and before entering the service he worked for the Westinghouse Airbrake Co.

He was a member of the Murrysville Presbyterian Church, the Murrysville Volunteer Fire Co. and the Westmoreland County Firemen's Assn.

Besides his parents, Corp. Patty is survived by two brothers, Ralph Carl Patty of Murrysville, and Earl Glenn Patty of Export, Pa.

Friends are being received in his late home.

Burial will be in Murrysville Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Kenneth & Carolyn
  • Added: 14 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54941996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Harry Lloyd Patty (22 Feb 1919–16 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54941996, citing Murrysville Cemetery, Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth & Carolyn (contributor 46788418) .