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1Lt. Joseph Andrew Dugan

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1Lt. Joseph Andrew Dugan

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
10 Jan 1945 (aged 24)
Philippines
Burial
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot
Section D ~ Row 4 ~ Grave 132
Memorial ID
56775450 View Source

Joseph served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on P-47D #42-23220, 310th Fighter Squadron, 58th Fighter Group, Fifth Fighter Command, Fifth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 14, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Clerk and as Single, without dependents.

He was married sometime after his enlistment.

He was "Killed In Action" over Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands by friendly fire from a U.S. Navy aircraft while serving as a pilot of a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter.

He had served in the Air Corps for three years at the time of his death and was decorated with the Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-676762

Husband of Virginia Trumpetuer Dugan.

( Bio & Family Link by: Russ Pickett )

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Joseph served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on P-47D #42-23220, 310th Fighter Squadron, 58th Fighter Group, Fifth Fighter Command, Fifth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 14, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Clerk and as Single, without dependents.

He was married sometime after his enlistment.

He was "Killed In Action" over Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippine Islands by friendly fire from a U.S. Navy aircraft while serving as a pilot of a P-47 Thunderbolt fighter.

He had served in the Air Corps for three years at the time of his death and was decorated with the Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-676762

Husband of Virginia Trumpetuer Dugan.

( Bio & Family Link by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56775450
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56775450/joseph-andrew-dugan: accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt. Joseph Andrew Dugan (23 Jul 1920–10 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56775450, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .