SSgt Lee Roy Pitkin

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SSgt Lee Roy Pitkin

Arkansas, USA
Death 20 Apr 1944 (aged 27–28)
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
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SSgt. Lee Roy Pitkin
(1919 ~ April 20, 1944)


Lee served as a Staff Sergeant, 831st Bomber Squadron, 485th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Forces during WW II. He was a passenger on the S.S. Paul Hamilton that was sunk during the war.

This record is a "CENOTAPH" in his honor!

Left by Russ Pickett #46575736 on 17 Apr 2019.


This file contains a list of the men from Wyandotte County,
Kansas that died while serving in the Army during World War II.
Casualty codes are: KIA-Killed in Action; FOD-Finding of Death;
DNB-Died, Not Battle; DOW-Died of Wounds; DOI-Died of Injuries;
M-Missing. Due to the poor quality of the online record at NARA,
some of the Army Serial numbers may not be correct.

Name Serial Number Grade Type of Casualty

Pitkin, Lee R 38356889 S SG KIA


First husband of:

Mary E. Kerns Pitkin Fearmonti
(July 02, 1918 ~ May 09, 2009)

Mary E. Fearmonti, 90, of Girard, died at 11:20 P.M., Saturday, May 9, 2009, in the Girard Medical Center in Girard where she entered April 30.

She was born July 2, 1918 in Atchison, Kansas, a daughter of James Garfield and Dora Josephine (Smith) Kerns.

She moved from Kansas City, Kansas to Centerton, Arkansas at age 14 and graduated from Centerton High School.

She married Lee Roy Pitkin in 1939 in Centerton. He died during W. W. II in April of 1944.

She married James Charles Fearmonti on May 18, 1946 in Girard. He preceded her in death on February 4, 1973.

She owned and operated the Highway Inn Restaurant in Girard from 1975 until retiring in 1993.

She enjoyed her family and reading.

Survivors are daughters Joann Childers and John of Girard, Mary Ann Holloway and Gary of Girard, and Ethelyn Roberts and Eddie of Girard; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters Ethel Zedrick and Dorothy Jessie Pope, and a nephew, Michael Zedrick.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at the Girard Cemetery with Pastor Rick Prideaux officiating.

Friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.

Friends may call after 2:00 P.M., Tuesday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard.

Memorials are suggested to the Girard Medical Center Foundation and these may be left at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home, 518 W St. John, Box 258, Girard, 66743.

Morning Sun, The (Pittsburg, KS)
Published: May 12, 2009


Lee Pitkin (unknown - 1944) – North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial –
Suggested By: Russ Pickett #46575736, 17 Apr 2019.

Birth Date: unknown; 1916
Birth Location: Arkansas,USA
Death Location : At Sea


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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56249693
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