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Marker in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky for:
S/Sgt James L. Heller, 1Lt James F. Jones, 2Lt James D. Keefe, F/O Charles L. Petersen, T/Sgt Carl J. Phillips, 2Lt Elmer H. Vishion.

Via findagrave contributor Bobby Hunt.

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  • James Heller

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 538. Awards: PH.

  • James Jones

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Peterson crew. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5383. Awards: PH.

  • James Keefe

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Peterson crew. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5383. Awards: PH.

  • Charles Petersen

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 538. Awards: PH.

  • Carl Phillips

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Petersen crew. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 538. Awards: PH.

  • Elmer Vishion

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Peterson crew. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5383. Awards: PH.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2020 09:13:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption and person associations
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