Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


Second Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Okmulgee, Okmulgee County. Mrs. Helen Clark Duesbury, Sister, 411 Siegler, Corpus Christi, Texas. Born December 31, 1922. Accepted for flight training in the Air Corps, August, 1942. Member Oklahoma National Guard, enlisted November 14, 1939, and mobilized on September 16, 1940, with Headquarters Company, 179th Division, later a part of the 45th Division. Received wings and commissioned June 22, 1943, Yuma, Arizona. Attached to Bomber Squadron, Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City. Died October 29, 1943, in bomber crash, near Thomas, Oklahoma.

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