John Whitin Lasell
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John Whitin Lasell

Birth
Whitinsville, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 1 Dec 1943 (aged 46)
Myanmar
Cenotaph Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 59502818 · View Source
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Parents: Josiah Manning and Mary Frances (Krum) Lasell

Married: Frances Sumner on 25 June 1921

John graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, Class of 1920. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1933 to 1938.

He was a pilot in World War I and volunteered for service in World War II where he served as an intelligence officer in the Army Air Force in India. On the night of December 1, 1943, he volunteered to fly on a B-24 mission to Insein, Burma. The plane that he was on was shot down and his body never recovered.


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  • Created by: Charles Dunford
  • Added: 2 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59502818
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Whitin Lasell (30 Nov 1897–1 Dec 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59502818, citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Northbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Charles Dunford (contributor 47187019) .