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    John Edmund Thelen (1922-1944)


    World War II · US Marine Reserve

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    SMC aviator 2nd Lt. John Edmund Thelen from Schenectady, NY was an F4U Corsair pilot with VMF-111. He was killed on 28 May 1944 in a midair collision at Makin Atoll after returning from a combat mission.

    Birth - 13 Nov 1922
    Schenectady, NY
    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 21 years
    Gold Star
    Military Unit
    VMF-111, MAG 31, 4th Marine Base Defense Aircraft Wing, FMF, Marshall Islands
    Service Number
    26482
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America

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    Enlistment - 10 Jul 1943  - Age: 21 years
    Corpus Christi, TX
    2nd. Lt.
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Navy Reserve
    Rank
    Aviation Cadet
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Marine Corps Reserve
    Rank
    2nd Lieutenant
    Death - 28 May 1944  - Age: 22 years
    Majuro, Marshall Islands
    Aircraft Accident

    1 Source·1 Index Record

    Full Name
    John Edmund Thelen

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    Location
    TAB THAC-THOMAN

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