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Sgt Harlow R Ramsey

Sgt Harlow R Ramsey

Birth
Death 24 Apr 1944 (aged 20–21)
Burial Barnes Corners, Lewis County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 65454084 · View Source
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Funeral services for Sgt. Harlow
R. Ramsey, whose body arrived
in Adams last week were held at
11 a. m. last Wednesday, at the
Barnes Corners Methodist church.
Sgt. Ramsey was killed in action
in Italy on April 24, 1944.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. Eben
Ramsey he was born in 1923. He
was an upper turret gunner and
assistant engineer on a B-24 liberator following his induction on Feb. 1, 1943. He received his
wings at aerial gunnery school at
Tyndale, Fla. Further training was
received at Sheppard Field Tex.,
Salt Lake City, Utah, Gasper,
Wyo., Biggs Field, Tex., and Topeka, Kansas.
A graduate of Barnes Corners
and Copenhagen schools he had
been in the saw mill business with
his father. Besides his parents he
is survived by a sister, Mrs. Richard
Norton of Ilion; four brothers,
Franklin, Clifford, Edward, and
Claude; and his grandmother Mrs.
Josephine Holman of Adams; and
two nieces and a nephew.
Escorted to his home by the
American Legion honor guard of
Adams, Sgt. Ramsey received a
military burial conducted by the
Legion posts of Copenhagen and
Adams. He was buried in Barnes
Corners cemetery and Rev. George
Butler officiated, assisted by Rev.
Charles Wallace.
He was the recipient, of the
Purple Heart medal and his parents
received a citation of honor
from the air force and a presidential honor, in the form of a scroll.


Inscription

746 BOMB SQ. H. 456 BOMB GP.
ARMY AIR FORCE IN ITALY


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  • Created by: C. Rose
  • Added: 10 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65454084
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Harlow R Ramsey (1923–24 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65454084, citing Barnes Corners Evergreen Cemetery, Barnes Corners, Lewis County, New York, USA ; Maintained by C. Rose (contributor 47329884) .