PVT Jack J Howard
Cenotaph

PVT Jack J Howard

Birth
Death 13 Oct 1942
Fiji
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56111316 · View Source
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Howard was a crewman on B-26B #41-17590, assigned to the 5th Air Force, 38th Bombardment Group, 70th Bombardment Squadron. They were flying from Nandi airfield in Fiji on a local altitude training flight. They had a mid-air collision with P-39D #41-7043 south of Itai Island. Both planes plummeted into the sea and all men aboard were killed. None of their bodies were recovered.

Howard is also memorialized in Greenwood Cemetery in Michigan City Indiana.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Indiana.

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  • Maintained by: dfr
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56111316
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Jack J Howard (unknown–13 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56111316, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by dfr (contributor 47109209) .