1Lt John Elliot Rushing

1Lt John Elliot Rushing

Birth
Homer, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 12 Feb 1944 (aged 20)
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56313945 · View Source
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Name John E. Rushing
Service Number O-736798
Rank First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Regiment 514th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy
City, State Louisiana
Date of Death 2-12-1944
Buried Missing in Action or Buried at Sea, Tablets of the Missing at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy
Cemetery Details Sicily-Rome, Italy
Awards Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart


Note: A memorial plaque was placed in the Arlington Cemetery in his home town of Homer, Louisiana.


Gravesite Details Entered the service from Louisiana.

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  • Maintained by: Robert Braselton
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56313945
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt John Elliot Rushing (11 Aug 1923–12 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56313945, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Robert Braselton (contributor 47224886) .