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1Lt George Milton Rose

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1Lt George Milton Rose

Birth
Utah, USA
Death
6 Jan 1943 (aged 27)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
Tablets Of The Missing
Memorial ID
56785180 View Source

Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until December 14, 1945.

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George served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on B-24D #41-23773, 321st Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Davis County, Utah prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on April 26, 1941, prior to the war, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Manager and also as Single, without dependents.

B-24D #41-23773 took off from 5-Mile (Ward's Drome) on a search mission for B-17F #41-24458 that did not return from a previous mission. Brigadier General Kenneth N. Walker was an observer on that B-17.

B-24D #41-23773 also failed to return and was believed to have disappeared over the Solomon Sea area. The entire crew was declared Missing In Action (MIA).

George was declared "Missing In Action" on this mission during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O-431163

George also has "two Cenotaphs".

He has a "Cenotaph" in the Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Utah with his parents.
" Click Here " for that record.

He also has a "Cenotaph" at the Memory Grove Memorial, Salt Lake City, Utah.
" Click Here " for that record.

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #41-23773:

Ball, Norval J ~ Pvt, Gunner, IN
Conway, John D ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, IL
Cunningham, James M, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, OK
De Haven, Thomas J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Everett, Edward B ~ Sgt, Engineer, VA
Hakeman, Lloyd N, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, IA
McGrath, Joseph D ~ Pfc, Tail Gunner, MA
Purpura, Charles V ~ Sgt, Gunner, FL
Rose, George M ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, UT
Speith, Harold L, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Nose Gunner, DC

Bio, Family Links & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until December 14, 1945.

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

George served as a First Lieutenant & Pilot on B-24D #41-23773, 321st Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Davis County, Utah prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on April 26, 1941, prior to the war, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Manager and also as Single, without dependents.

B-24D #41-23773 took off from 5-Mile (Ward's Drome) on a search mission for B-17F #41-24458 that did not return from a previous mission. Brigadier General Kenneth N. Walker was an observer on that B-17.

B-24D #41-23773 also failed to return and was believed to have disappeared over the Solomon Sea area. The entire crew was declared Missing In Action (MIA).

George was declared "Missing In Action" on this mission during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # O-431163

George also has "two Cenotaphs".

He has a "Cenotaph" in the Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Utah with his parents.
" Click Here " for that record.

He also has a "Cenotaph" at the Memory Grove Memorial, Salt Lake City, Utah.
" Click Here " for that record.

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Airmen who perished on B-24D #41-23773:

Ball, Norval J ~ Pvt, Gunner, IN
Conway, John D ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, IL
Cunningham, James M, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, OK
De Haven, Thomas J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Everett, Edward B ~ Sgt, Engineer, VA
Hakeman, Lloyd N, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, IA
McGrath, Joseph D ~ Pfc, Tail Gunner, MA
Purpura, Charles V ~ Sgt, Gunner, FL
Rose, George M ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, UT
Speith, Harold L, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Nose Gunner, DC

Bio, Family Links & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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