1Lt John F Granger

1Lt John F Granger

Birth
Death 17 Oct 1944
Austria
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot C Row 37 Grave 5
Memorial ID 56358450 · View Source
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John served as a First Lieutenant on B-24 (#42-51401), 512th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Michigan prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down and crashed in Austria during the war. He was awarded the "Distinguished Flying Cross", Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-701536

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Airmen who perished on B-24 (#42-51401):

Christensen, Elmer P ~ S/Sgt, Indiana
Granger, John F ~ 1st Lt, Michigan
Heaton, Clifford R ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Ohio
Johnson, Melvern E ~ S/Sgt, Turret Gunner, Nebraska
Lentz, Richard T ~ 2nd Lt, Indiana
Purkapile, Edwin E ~ 2nd Lt, Iowa
Robertson, John M ~ Sgt, Maine
Thorpe, Charles P ~ Sgt, New York

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56358450
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt John F Granger (unknown–17 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56358450, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .