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Pratt in Pratt County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

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.
Pittsburg[h], Pa.
Capt. Christman, Luther D.
Montgomery, Al.
Sgt. Cushman, Robert A.
Whitt[i]er, 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 E.
Haverill, Mass.
Sgt. Lingafelt, Herbert C.
Canfield, Ohio
Lt. Linnane, Joseph L.
Taunton, Mass.
Lt. March, Borden F.
Amarillo, Tex.
Sgt. Matkins,
Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2012
2. Training Fatalities - Pratt Army Air Field Marker
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, Conn.
Capt. Ward, Irving H.
Lawrence, Mass.
Lt. Winzer, Roy L.
Orange Grove, Calif.

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B-29 All Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. B-29 All Veterans Memorial
Looking east
2003.
 
Location. 37° 42.271′ N, 98° 44.422′ W. Marker is in Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 281 and NE 40th Street, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 281. Touch for map. The B-29 All Veterans Memorial is located on the grounds of the Pratt Municipal Airport (former Pratt Army Air Field). Marker is in this post office area: Pratt KS 67124, United States of America.
 
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.)
 
Categories. Air & SpaceDisastersPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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