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

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

Family links: 
  James Martin Rich (1883 - 1935)
  Melissa Maybelle Bounds Rich (1899 - 1918)
  James Rankin Rich (1916 - 1988)*
  Andrew Martin Rich (1918 - 1918)*
  John Alexander Rich (1918 - 1954)
*Calculated relationship
Vicksburg National Cemetery
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: O 17721
Created by: Sarah Gruwell
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44730133
WO John Alexander Rich
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- Lily Virdell
 Added: Feb. 18, 2017
AMERICAN HERO ~ Veteran of World War II ~ "Thank You" for your service to Our Country in some of its Darkest Hours ~ Rest in Eternal Heavenly Peace.
- m.g.
 Added: Feb. 16, 2017

- Ramm
 Added: Jan. 31, 2017
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