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Hoyle Cornett Kirk Jr

Military

KIRK, Hoyle Cornett, Jr. [s#1916-2889], b 1 Oct 1922 in TX, son of Hoyle C., Sr. & Edna (MUNCILE) KIRK; married Elaine M. LYNCH; died 26 Apr 2001 in Souix Falls, SD; burial St. Michael’s Cemetery, Souix Falls, SD; military designation “CPL US Army Air Forces WWII”; enlisted 2 Oct 1942 at Fort Rosencrans, CA to the Air Corps; BRLS File 1 Oct 1922-26 Apr 2001 2 Oct 1942-12 Oct 1945; (MOS-677 Military Police) 1452nd Ordnance Co

Service

Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 61st Station Complement Squadron

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Texas, USA 1 October 1922
Lived in Imperial County, CA, USA 1942
Enlisted San Diego, CA, USA 2 October 1942

Fort Rosecrans

Died Sioux Falls, SD, USA 26 April 2001
Buried Sioux Falls, SD, USA 29 April 2001

St. Michael’s Cemetery,
Sioux Falls, SD

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2017 18:20:41 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=1712438
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/21347265/hoyle-c-kirk
genealogy research done by Marcia Melnyk

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