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 Richard Graves Bristol

Richard Graves Bristol

Birth
Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
Death 31 Jan 1952 (aged 22)
North Korea
Burial Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, USA
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Memorial ID 5859485 · View Source
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S/O Guy Leonard Bristol & Alice Marjorie Graves,Bristol.

Data Source: Korean War Veterans Honor Roll
First Lieutenant Bristol was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress with the 372th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Wing based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. On January 31, 1952, after departing Kadena on a routine combat mission, radar contact was lost with his aircraft. He was listed as Missing in Action and was presumed dead on January 29, 1953. First Lieutenant Bristol was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Bio by: Jackie L. Wolfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5859485
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Graves Bristol (8 Jul 1929–31 Jan 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5859485, citing Clinton Lawn Cemetery, Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .