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WO John Alexander Rich
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1918
Death: Aug. 19, 1954
Whitehorse
Yukon, Canada

Served in Normandy and the European theater.

Still trying to figure out his unit during WWII.

Originally enlisted in Oct 1940.

Earned a Purple Heart and Bronze Star while serving.

Both learned via Burial Record found on Ancestry.com.

Died of pneumonia in White Horse, Yukon, Canada while coming back home from Fairbanks, AK

Brother of James Rankin Rich, Sr. and Andrew Martin Rich (John's twin brother who died at birth)

Son of James Martin Rich and Maybelle Bounds.

Grandson of James Martin Rich and Dicey (Smith)

Was a warrant officer with the 51st Ordnance Company of the AA/USAF after WWII


 
 
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 Parents:
  James Martin Rich (1883 - 1935)
  Melissa Maybelle Bounds Rich (1899 - 1918)
 
 Siblings:
  James Rankin Rich (1916 - 1988)*
  Andrew Martin Rich (1918 - 1918)*
  John Alexander Rich (1918 - 1954)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vicksburg National Cemetery
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: O 17721
 
Created by: Sarah Gruwell
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
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WO John Alexander Rich
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WO John Alexander Rich
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- Donna Choate Sigmon
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
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