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2Lt John Halstead Banks, III

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2Lt John Halstead Banks, III

  • Birth 23 Sep 1923
  • Death 17 Apr 1945 Germany
  • Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
  • Plot Plot C Row 6 Grave 15
  • Memorial ID 56356979

Son of John Halstead Banks, Jr. and Anna A. Casey Banks.

John, who resided at 18 Seminole Avenue, Claymont, Delaware, served as a Second Lieutenant & Pilot on P-47D (#44-20222), 397th Fighter Squadron, 368th Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Corps, during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" when the P-47 he was piloting was shot down by enemy flak while strafing near Lom, Czechoslovakia. He survived the crash landing and was killed by local police.

He had served in the Air Corps for two years and seven months at the time of his death.

Service # O2063779


  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56356979
  • Rhonda C./Friends
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt John Halstead Banks, III (23 Sep 1923–17 Apr 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56356979, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .