Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


First Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Braggs, Muskogee County. Lee R. Breedlove, Father, Braggs. Born April 7, 1923. Enlisted October 24, 1942. Decorations: South Pacific Campaign Ribbon j Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster j Order of the Purple Heart. Graduated from Braggs High School in May, 1942. Basket ball player. Employed by Missouri Pacific Railroad before enlistment. First commissioned at Army Air Field, Ft. Worth, Texas. Pilot on Liberator (B-24) in heavy bomber unit "Jolly Rogers" of the Fifth Air Force. Served on his thirty-third mission. Died May 15" 1945, in action over Mindoro, Philippine Islands.

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