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James Edward Lemon Jr

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  • William Bingham

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 464th Bomb Group

  • Paul Burnside

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer

  • Don Dickson

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 464th Bomb Group
    Critically injured in a parachute jump after plane malfunction

  • Stanley Dyer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 464th Bomb Group

  • David Pingrey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 464th Bomb Group

  • Allan Sanderson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 464th Bomb Group

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  • 464th Bomb Group

    464th Bomb Group

    Group
    A Consolidated History of the 464th Bomb Group ...

  • 777th Bomb Squadron

    777th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber squadron in mid-1943, trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO), October 1943, becoming a Fifteenth Air Force heavy bomb squadron, attacking enemy targets both in...

Aircraft

  • 44-49363

    B-24 Liberator
    Shot down near Spinazzola, Italy, on 4 March 1945

Events

Event Location Date
Born Sulpher Springs, Texas 10 December 1918
Died Spinazzola, Italy 4 March 1945

KIA. Sacrificed himself to save his crew.

Buried La Verne Cemetery, La Verne, California

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