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2LT Marvin J Bible

  • Birth 26 May 1918 Kansas, USA
  • Death 3 Jan 1944 Tooele County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
  • Plot U
  • Memorial ID 83754588

Second Lieutenant Bible was the co-pilot of
U S Army Air Corps B-17G Flying Fortress
#42-31547, serving with the 749th Bomb
Squadron, 457th Bomb Group.

After departing Wendover Field, the B-17
developed engine trouble during a snowstorm
and crashed into the Cedar Mountains, about
twelve miles southwest of Delle, Utah.

Also killed were:

1st Lt. Hugh R Ashby, pilot
2nd Lt. Clarence R McRae
2nd Lt. John W Newman
T/Sgt. Joseph Barboza
S/Sgt. Robert A Timmons

Husband of Helen Bible.

Son of Joseph G. & Margaret Ann (McCall) Bible.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Colorado; Denver County; ASN O-747372





  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 20 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83754588
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Marvin J Bible (26 May 1918–3 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83754588, citing Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .