M.402 First Officer  John Howard 'Jack' Marine 
 flag usa   b. 26 Nov 1904, Yuma, AZ 25 Feb 1941 to 19 Aug 1941 

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Father: Rufus Howard Marine; Mother: Aletha Myrtle [Coffin] of Yarnell AZ

Ed. Arizona Staff Teachers College, Flagstaff AZ

prev. US Air Corps 1926-27. Flight Instructor for US Army Dec 1940 - Feb 1941; also a Sound Engineer for Theatres.

Employer in 1940: Major Mosley, Grand Central Air Terminal, Glendale, CA

m.1930 Bertie Mae [Gist]

m. 18 Feb 1932 Naomi [Potter]

Address in 1941: Phoenix, AZ

Postings: 2FPP

Off sick from 27 Jun(?) to 19 Aug 1941 with an eye injury after an accident. "One of his eyes was injured by shrapnel during a flight off the English Coast, when he was attacked by two Messerschmitts", according to the Arizona Republic. The circumstances of the accident were not recorded by the ATA.

 ata john marine grave

Joined RAF Ferry Command but d. 21 Feb 1942 when his A-20 Boston crashed into the Potomac River, Washington DC.

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