2LT John Stanley Woravka

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2LT John Stanley Woravka

Birth
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 5 Apr 1943 (aged 26)
Libya
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Listed on the Tablets of the Missing. {Cenopath Memorial-remains found 1960}
Memorial ID 56251498 · View Source
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ABMC record:
John S. Woravka
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # O-73112
514th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Ohio
Died: April, 1943
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery
Carthage, Tunisia

Remains recovered and buried at a private cemetery in Ohio.

The nine crew members of the B-24 Liberator bomber ‘Lady Be Good’ that crashed in the Libyan Desert in 1943 were:
Lady Be Good rew members:
1st Lieut. William J. Hatton, Pilot
Whitestone, New York;
2nd Lt. Robert Toner, Co-pilot
North Attelboro, Massachusetts;
2nd Lt. Dp Hays, Navigator
Kansas City, Missouri;
2nd Lt. John S. Woravka, Bombardier
Cleveland, Ohio;
T/Sgt. Harold S. Ripslinger, Flight Engineer
Saginaw, Michigan;
T/Sgt. Robert E. LaMotte, Radio Operator
Lake Linden, Michigan;
S/Sgt. Guy E. Shelley, Gunner/Asst Flight Engineer
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania;
Staff Sergeant Vernon L. Moore, Gunner/Asst Radio Operator
New Boston, Ohio;
S/Sgt. Samuel E. Adams, Gunner
Eureka, Illinois.


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56251498
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT John Stanley Woravka (9 Oct 1916–5 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56251498, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .