2LT James Rice “Jimmy” Everhart

2LT James Rice “Jimmy” Everhart

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 18 May 1942 (aged 26)
Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Oliver, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot C72
Memorial ID 84553817 View Source
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Hometown:
Uniontown, Fayette Co, Pennsylvania.

While serving on the 44th Bomb Group, Squadron 66 at Barksdale Field in Louisiana, 2nd Lt. James R. Everhart died with eight others on 18 May 1942. The army bomber he was co-piloting crashed shortly after take off while on anti-submarine patrol over the Gulf of Mexico, protecting the United States from German invasion.

EVERHART, JAMES RICE; serial# O-430576, previous serial# 13013941. Order Military Aviation Incident Report here.