Sgt Melton Dewey Patrick

Sgt Melton Dewey Patrick

Walnut, Tippah County, Mississippi, USA
Death 16 Nov 1944 (aged 20)
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Memorial ID 56784699 · View Source
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Melton Dewey Patrick, Army Air Force. graduate of Chalybeate High School. son of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Patrick of Tiplersville, entered the service in April 1943 and trained at Tyndall Field, Fla., Muroc, Calif., and Sioux Falls, S. D. In July 1944. Went overseas to the South Pacific, was reported rnissing in action on Nov. 16. 1944, officially declared dead in April 1946, gunner and second radio man aboard a B-24 of the "Bomber Barons." He bailed out plane on Nov. 16, 1944 following attack on Jap Fleet in Bruner Bay, Northwest Borneo. -World War II, Tippah Countians in The Service, 1941-1947, published by the Southern Sentinel, W. H. and Lois Anderson, editor and publisher.

Memorial in Tippah County, MS.

Melton D. Patrick
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 34629995
23rd Bomber Squadron, 5th Bomber Group, Heavy

Entered the Service from: Tennessee
Died: 16-Nov-44
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Tennessee.


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  • Maintained by: Tom Childers
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56784699
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Melton Dewey Patrick (24 Aug 1924–16 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56784699, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Tom Childers (contributor 46515204) .