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Marr Joseph P.

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Cpt Joseph P. Marr

Name:
Joseph P. Marr
Rank:
Captain
Serial Number:
O-661784
Unit:
511th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group
Date of Death:
1944-06-14
State:
Wisconsin
Cemetery:
Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France
Plot:
D
Row:
18
Grave:
9
Decoration:
Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart
Comments:

Cpt Joseph P. Marr took off from station 416, Christchurch, UK in his P-47 Thunderbolt 42-76479 "Ginny" on an armed reconnaissance mission. However, while strafing a flak position at 150 feet, one of his bombs exploded, disintegrating the aircraft and killing him.