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 LeMoyne Couch Earley

LeMoyne Couch Earley

Laketown, Rich County, Utah, USA
Death 6 Sep 1942 (aged 19)
Burial Laketown, Rich County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 67565 · View Source
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Son of Charles Walter Earley and Ellen Couch

Died when his B-17 crashed off the English coast returning from France. Received the Purple Heart (PH).

Newspaper - The Rich County Reaper Vol 15 Num 13, Randolph, Utah -- Friday April 17, 1942


Sheppard field Texas. -- LeMoyne C. Earley son of Mr. Charles W. Earley, of Laketown, Utah, has been graduated from the world's largest Air Corps Technical School at Sheppard Field, Texas, where he has been attending classes for the past several months.

Private Earley, attached to 319th Technical School Squadron while in the school here was graduated April 3rd. Prior to enlistment he attended North Rich High School.

Having undergone intensive training designed to give him a complete working knowledge of the battle birds, he is now qualified as one of the eight specialists necessary to keep one plane in the air. Graduates of this technical course are eligible to be shipped to any tactical unit maintained by the air corps.

Rich County Boy Finish Air School

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  • Maintained by: SMSmith
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67565
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LeMoyne Couch Earley (30 Nov 1922–6 Sep 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67565, citing Round Valley Cemetery, Laketown, Rich County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .