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PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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WORLD WAR II UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCES

PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY AIRMEN AND WAC

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WOMEN'S ARMY AIR CORPS (WAAC IN 1942; WAC in 1943), WWII.
~Dorothy Marcum of SCRATCH BACK and VICCO, WWII.
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1st Bomb Squadron, 9th Bomb Group, B-17F Flying Fortress #42-5229, crashed near the airfield on 3 October 1943, WWII.
~ Kelly Fields of BRIAR FORK, Died Non Battle, air plane crash in Florida on 3 October 1943.

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3rd Fighter Squadron, Commando, 3rd Air Commando Group, Fifth Air Force, WII.
~ William Thomas “Billie” Tudor of PERRY COUNTY, Killed In Action in the Pacific on 8 January 1945.

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9th and 16th T. C. Squadron V. Advanced Flying School, Army Air Corps, WWII.
~ Charles Edward Burnett of LOTHAIR, Died Non Battle, military C-53 airplane #42-15537 crash in California, 31 Jan 1943.

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67th Bombardment Squadron, 44th Bombardment Group, WWII.
~ Farmer Aaron Johnson, Jr. of DEFIANCE, B-24H Liberator #41-29164, Missing In Action in North Sea, 18 Nov 1943.

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82nd Airborne Division, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, U. S. Army, WWII.
~Daniel Langdon Abner of BOWLINGTOWN, Killed In Action, Holland on 30 September 1944.

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82nd Airborne Division, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U. S. Army, WWII.
~ James William Allen, Jr. of TRIBBEY, Killed In Action, Europe on 20 September 1944.

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82th Airborne Division, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U. S. Army, WWII.
~ Glenn E. Kincaid of ALLAIS, Operation Neptune, Killed In Action in France on 7 June 1944.

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84th Bombardment Squadron, 47th Bombardment Wing/Group, WWII.
~ Edwin V. Johnson of BARRIDGE, Died Non Battle, Unknown, on 6 May 1942.

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98th Bombardment Group (Heavy), 15th U. S. Army Air Force, WWII.
~ Harold Lloyd Lay of HAZARD, Died Non Battle in Italy on 17 June 1944.

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101st Airborne Division, 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, WWII.
~ James Green Combs of HAPPY, Killed In Action in Holland on 13 October 1944.

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101st Airborne Division, 401st Glider Infantry Regiment, WWII.
~ Raymond E. Sparks of HARVEYTON, Killed In Action in Germany on 2 February 1945.

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101st Airborne Division, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U. S. Army Air Force, WWII.
~ Carl Napier of CHAVIES, Killed In Action in Holland on 17 September 1944.

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340th Bomb Squadron, 97th Bombardment Group, WWII.
~ Elmer E. Gibson of FORKED MOUTH, Finding Of Death, Germany on 14 September 1944.

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358th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, WWII.
~ Willis Ward Reeves of HAZARD, Killed In Action in France on 19 June 1944.

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368th Bomb Squadron, 8th Army Air Force, USAAF, WWII.
~ Lloyd Jack Cain of LOTHAIR, Killed In Action in Europe on 5 or 15 December 1944.

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488th Bomb Squadron B-25 8U # 43-4064, WWII.
~ James C. Rice of GLOMAWR, Kentucky, Died On Active Duty, Returning from bombing San Michele, strong winds caused a Mid-air collision of 8U and 8P over Italy on 21 January 1945.

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510th Bombardment Squadron, 351st Bombardment Group (Heavy) 8th Army Air Force, WWII.
~ Eugene T. Pulliam of GLOMAWR, Killed In Action over Germany on 21 July 1944.

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551st Parachute Infantry Battalion, WWII.
~ Kimber Couch of SAUL, Killed In Action in Belgium on 3 January 1945.

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646th Bombardment Squadron, 410th Bombardment Group, 3rd Air Force, AAF, WWII.
~ Walter J. Sumner of HAZARD, Died Non Battle in France on 27 May 1945.

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846th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 489th Bombardment Group (Heavy), WWII.
~ Elijah Lige McIntosh of FUSONIA, Killed In Action, Mid-air Collision of Two B-24 Air Planes, in England on 27 Sep 1944.

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803rd Engineer Aviation Battalion, Corp of Engineers, U. S. Army Air Forces, WWII.
~ Louie Jay, Jr., of KODAK, Prisoner of War, Died Non Battle, Philippines on 26 July 1942.

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847th Engineer Aviation Battalion, Company C, U. S. Army Air Forces, WWII.
~ William H. Rorex of HAZARD, Died Non Battle in Germany on 14 July 1945.

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853rd Engineer Aviation Battalion, Corps of Engineers, U. S. Army Air Forces, WWII.
~ Arthur Noble of PERRY COUNTY, KIA, Mediterranean Sea on 27 November 1943.

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UNKNOWN, WWII.
~ Robert Lee Watkins of HAZARD, Plane Crash On Take Off, Killed In Action in England in 1944.
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