SSgt Arthur Oris Pratt

SSgt Arthur Oris Pratt

Birth
Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 23 Apr 1944 (aged 23)
Burial Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
Plot Plot D Row 9 Grave 42
Memorial ID 56366076 · View Source
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Husband of Edithe K. Pratt who resided in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Arthur served as a Staff Sergeant on B-24H (#41-29326), 763rd Bomber Squadron, 460th Bomber Group, Fifteenth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Marion County, Indiana prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 26, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the building of aircraft and also as Married.

Arthur was "Killed In Action" over what was known as Yugoslovia during the war. He was decorated with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # 35576262

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Airmen who perished on B-24H (#41-29326):

Bower, Herman L ~ S/Sgt, California
Outten, Clarence S ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Delaware
Potje, John R ~ 2nd Lt, New Jersey
Pratt, Arthur O ~ S/Sgt, Indiana
Sims, Jack B ~ T/Sgt, Georgia
Smith, Mark L ~ 2nd Lt, California
Swazey, George A, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Maine

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

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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56366076
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Arthur Oris Pratt (11 Jan 1921–23 Apr 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56366076, citing Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .