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Quinn Russell Gerald

Monuments

1st Lt Russel G. Quinn

 

Name:
Russell Gerald Quinn
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
Unit:
77th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Group
Date of Death:
1944-06-13
State:
Oregon
Cemetery:
Rest-Haven Memorial Park, Eugene, Oregon
Plot:
Row:
Grave:
Decoration:
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Hear
Comments:

1st Lt Russell Gerald Quinn took off in his P-38 Lightning 44-23174 on a mission over occupied France. However, he was struck down by flak and crashed to his death. His parents received the telegram a few days after learning their other son was MIA after a training flight in California.