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Vickers John R.

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1st Lt John R. Vickers

 

Name:
John R. Vickers
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-752467
Unit:
385th Fighter Squadron, 364th Fighter Group
Date of Death:
1944-09-05
State:
Florida
Cemetery:
Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City
Plot:
D
Row:
8
Grave:
7
Decoration:
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Hear
Comments:

1st Lt John R. Vickers, pilot of the P-51 Mustang 44-14236, took off from station 375 in Honington, UK on a ground-assault mission over Mannheim, Germany. The last his unit saw of him was a plane in serious mechanical trouble at 1220. He crashed soon after.