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Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field

 
 
Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
1. Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field Marker
Inscription.  
Sgt. Allen, Warren G.
South Gate, Calif.
Lt. Barnett, Irwin L.
Chicago, Il.
PFC Baumgartner, Carl D.
Berne, In.
Major Boren, William T.
Jackson, Miss.
Sgt. Calhoun, Benjamin P.
Palatka, Fl.
Lt. Cannon Jr., Earl F.
Pittsburgh, Pa.
Capt. Christman, Luther O.
Montgomery, Al.
Sgt. Cushman, Robert A.
Whittier, Calif.
Sgt. De Stefano, Domenic
Providence, RI
F/O Di Benedetto, Henry
Philadelphia, Pa.
Sgt. Duncanson Jr., Wm. M.
Clinton, Mass.
Sgt. Ford, Rex. O.F.
Memphis, Tenn.
PFC. Flyer, Edwin W.
Miami, Fl.
Major Gaffney, Bernard J.
Watertown, NY.
Sgt. Geary, William J.
Buffalo, NY.
Cpl. Gilmore, Carl D.
Bloomfield, Ind.
Lt. Grubb, Herman E.
Pomeroy, Pa.
Lt. Hacker, David F.
Rockford, Il.
Sgt. Hall, Frank H.
Nacogdoches, Tx.
Lt. Harbour, Shelva F.
Detroit, Mich.
Capt. Hugo, James R.
Sunny Vale, Calif.
Lt. Jones, William W.
Greenfield, Il.
Sgt. Kovalich, Steven J.
Glen Lyon, Pa.
• PFC. Lane, R.B.
PFC. Lewis, Joseph
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
2. Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field Marker
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E.
Haverill, Mass.
Sgt. Lingafelt, Herbert C.
Canfield, Ohio
Lt. Linnane, Joseph L.
Taunton, Mass.
Lt. March, Borden F.
Amarillo, Tex.
Sgt. Matkins, John N.
Elon College, NC.
Lt. Miller, James T.
Millerton, NY.
Major Miro, Rudolph M.
Chicago, Il.
• Lt. Mozzini, S. [Selwyn] M.
[Humboldt, Calif.]
Cpl. Mueller, Albert J.
Cincinnati, Ohio
• Lt. Oakey, David R.
PFC. Orr, George E.
Chattanooga, Tn.
Lt. Osner, John W.
St. Charles, Mo.
PFC Paetz, Joseph H.
Hollis Queens, NY.
PFC. Panici, Joseph G.
Chicago Heights, Il.
Lt. Pavitt, Lynn E.
St. Louis, Mo.
Sgt. Pesuth, Stephen R.
Chariton, Iowa
PFC. Peters, Jerome M.
Brooklyn, NY.
PFC. Potter, Douglas F.
Wilmington, NC.
Cpl. Roberts, William W.
Henrietta, Tx.
Lt. Rock, Walter E.
Brooklyn, NY.
Lt. Sage, William R.
Detroit, Mich.
Sgt. Schenker, Henry G.
Lorain, Ohio
PFC. Smith, Carroll W.
St. Joseph, Mo.
• Sgt. Spolnick, K. E. [Edward]
[Westmoreland County, Pa.]
• Lt. Stockbower, Robert D.
[Kings County, NY.]
PFC. Sughrue, Daniel J.
Burbank, Calif.
Sgt. Thatcher, Donald H.
Crown Point, NY.
Sgt. Thomas Jr., Wm. A.
Johnstown, Pa.
F/O Trymbulak, Walter A.
Hartford,
B-29 All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. B-29 All Veterans Memorial
Looking east
Conn.
Capt. Ward, Irving H.
Lawrence, Mass.
Lt. Winzer, Roy L.
Orange Grove, Calif.

• Hometown Unknown

 
Erected 2003.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceDisastersEducationWar, World II.
 
Location. 37° 42.271′ N, 98° 44.422′ W. Marker is in Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt County. Memorial is at the intersection of U.S. 281 and NE 40th Street, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 281. The B-29 All Veterans Memorial is located on the grounds of the Pratt Municipal Airport (former Pratt Army Air Field). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pratt KS 67124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroic Efforts of B-26 Aircrew (here, next to this marker); 40th Bomb Group VH (here, next to this marker); 58th Bomb Wing (here, next to this marker); 29th Bomb Group (here, next to this marker); 45th Bombardment Squadron (VH) Honored Dead (here, next to this marker); Pratt Army Air Field (here, next to this marker); B-29 All Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Father Emil J. Kapaun (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pratt.
 
Also see . . .  B-29 All Veterans Memorial, Pratt, Kansas. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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