Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

ATKINSON, JAMES B

First Lieutenant, U. S. Army Air Corps. Home address: Seminole, Seminole County. Mrs. Dortha M. Atkinson, Wife, 106 Alma St., Houston 9, Texas. Born February 19, 1920. Enlisted January , 1942. Decorations: Order of the Purple Heart; Air Medal. Member of the Methodist Church. Attended High School four years. Served as Navigator in the Eighth Army Air Force. Died August 15, 1943 (official date), when airplane plunged into the English Channel after a raid over France.

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