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2LT John B Dexter
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1921
Death: Mar. 9, 1944, England

John served as a Second Lieutenant & Bombardier on B-17 (#42-3536), 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force, during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" over Europe during the war and was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in England and was later repatriated here on July 28, 1948.

Service # O-685782


Airmen who perished on B-17 (#42-3536):

Berg, Henry V ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Minnesota
Burkhart, Ira L ~ T/Sgt, Ohio
Campbell, Thomas M ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, Maryland
Dexter, John B ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, District Of Columbia
Fereck, Edward J ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, West Virginia
Foster, Robert L ~ Sgt, Waist Gunner, California
Haasis, Herman L ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Kansas
Littleton, Elmer W ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, Arkansas
Richichi, John J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, New York
Webb, William L ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Wisconsin

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 5057
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49228488
2LT John B Dexter
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2LT John B Dexter
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2LT John B Dexter
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Washington, District of Columbia...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Sep. 16, 2016

- Russ Pickett
 Added: May. 5, 2015
District Of Columbia
- Russ Pickett
 Added: May. 4, 2015

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