Summary

Conflict Period:
World War II 1
Branch:
Army Air Forces 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Birth:
25 Sep 1921 2
Death:
Aug 1965 2
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Full Name:
Moss Fletcher 2
Birth:
25 Sep 1921 2
Death:
Aug 1965 2
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World War II 1

Branch:
Army Air Forces 1
Rank:
First Lieutenant 1
Service Start Date:
1942 1

Vietnam War 1

Branch:
Air Force 1
Rank:
Major 1
Service End Date:
1965 1
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Social Security:
Social Security Number: ***-**-1329 2

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Sgt.-Pilot Moss K. Fletcher now serving in England

South West England

An article from the Paris (Illinois) Beacon-News:

 

"Mrs. Bertha Fletcher, 410 Connelly Street, has received a cable from her son, Sergeant Pilot Moss K. Fletcher, informing her of his appointment to and service with the All-Canadian Fighter Squadron. He is located in Southwest England. Moss enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Corps on March 14, 1941, received his wings December 19, 1941 and finished his course of training in England May 31st of this year. He is now with a squadron flying the famous Spitfire ships. The Paris aviator will be remembered by Tiger sports enthusiasts as a member of one of Paris High School's football clubs. After leaving high school, he was enrolled at the University of Michigan for a year. From there he left to join the Canadian Air Force."

Paris Pilot Flies Jet Abroad

Bitburg, Germany

Photo and article from the Paris Beacon-News, Paris, IL :

 

"Major Moss K. Fletcher...shown ready for flight in supersonic aircraft. 36th Fighter-Day Wing, Bit[er]burg, Germany, May 7 - Major Moss K. Fletcher, son of Mrs. Bertha Fletcher, Connelly Street, Paris, is now flying the F-100 Super Sabre, newest operational jet fighter to join the U.S. Air Forces in Europe. He is assigned to the 22nd Fighter Squadron of the 36th Wing, the first tactical organization in Europe to receive the supersonic aircraft. He entered the Royal Canadian Air Force in March, 1941 and received his commission and wings at Camp Borden Ontario in December 1941. He transferred to the United States Air Force in London, England. His current overseas assignment began in January, 1954. Prior to entering the service, he attended high school in Paris and college at University of Michigan."

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