INDIANA ARMY OFFICER KILLED BY LIGHTNING
FORT KNOX, Kentucky, September 10, 1955 – Lieutenant Arthur P. Mooney, 32, of Evansville, Indiana, was struck and killed by lightning today. He was standing with three other Fort Knox officers on a rifle range when the bolt struck the group. The other three were hospitalized and released later.
MOONEY, ARTHUR PATRICK JR
1ST LT CO C HDQ GP 2128TH AERA SER UNIT
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/16/1923
DATE OF DEATH: 09/10/1955
BURIED AT: SECTION 30 SITE 1150
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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