First Lieutenant John Tazewell Helms, U.S.Army
Born in Missouri January 21, 1909
Died in an accident December 30, 1935
Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1927-31
Graduated as No. 9314, Class of 1931
Second Lieutenant September 11, 1931
First Lieutenant August 1, 1935
Detailed to Air Corps, September 11, 1931
Student, Air Corps Primary Flying School, 1931-32
Student, Air Corps Advanced Flying School, 1932
Intelligence, Publicity, Mess & Operations Officer, 34th Pursuit Squadron & 95th Attack Squadron, 1932-35
John Tazewell Helms was born in 1909. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in the class of 1931.
He was assigned to the Air Corps and died in 1935. He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
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HELMS, JOHN T
- 1ST LT AIR CORPS USA
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/30/1935
- BURIED AT: SECTION 6 SITE 5010
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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