Jennings B. Messer – Sergeant, United States Army Air Forces

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Courtesy of the West Virginia Veterans Database:

War: WWII
Last Name: Messer
First Name: Jennings
Middle Name or Initial: B
County: Mingo, West Virginia
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Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 15040321
Date of Death: 15 September 1943
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Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Unit: 65 Bombardment Squadron, 43rd Bomb Group
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Date Added to Memorial: Original
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Source: Pentagon form/ Wheeling News Register December 3, 1998/ Williamson Daily News body recovered – 27 Nov 1998 & body returned -31 Dec 1999.

Notes: Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross. His remains were found in 1996 and returned to the U.S. for burial in 1998.

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