SGT John Raymond McCreary

SGT John Raymond McCreary

Birth
Death 5 May 1945 (aged 32)
Rice County, Kansas, USA
Burial Knox County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 83816348 · View Source
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Sergeant McCreary served with the 876th
Bomb Squadron, 383rd Bomb Group,
Walker Army Airfield, Victoria, Kansas.

He was killed when B-29 Superfortress
#42-65294 crashed, seven miles northeast
of Gorham, Kansas.

Son of Gracie VanBever and Taylor Jefferson
McCreary.

Eight other airmen also perished:

Capt. Delbert Fleming, pilot
1st Lt. Sheldon Cole
1st Lt. Edward Dittus
1st Lt. John R Meldrum
Cpl. John R Albus
Cpl. Harry S Alexander
Cpl. Darrel Diehn, Jr
Cpl. Carl G Zugelder


Inscription

KENTUCKY
SGT. 248 A.A.F. BASE UNIT
2ND. AIR FORCE

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Kentucky; ASN 14158312

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 21 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83816348
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT John Raymond McCreary (8 Feb 1913–5 May 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 83816348, citing Warfield Cemetery, Knox County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .