Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CARDIN, PHILIP S

Private, U. S. .Army Air Corps. Home address: Tulsa, Tulsa County. Mrs. Kathryn Cardin, Mother, c/o J. I. Ingram, 2760 Hampshire Road, Cleveland, Ohio. Born March 31, 1923. Enlisted December 8, 1941. decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Citation of Honor from General H. H. .Arnold, awarded posthumously. .Attended Holy Family and Central High schools, Tulsa. Trained at Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado; Medill Field, Tampa, Florida; and Turret School, Walla Walla, Washington. Sailed for overseas duty, landing in England in September, 1942. Served as specialist in charge of repair and maintenance of turrets. Volunteered and flew as a Ball Turret operator on Flying Fortress. Reported missing on March 4, 1943 to July 31, 1943. Died March 4, 1943, somewhere in England.

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