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PITONYAK, FRANCIS J.

Service:United States Army Air Forces
Service Number:O-661372
Rank:First Lieutenant
Date of Birth:29 October 1917
Date of Death:28 October 1943 (Aged 25 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Air Medal
Purple Heart
Units:36th Fighter Squadron, 8th Fighter Group, USAAF †

US Air Force / Fold3

Timeline

22 September 2017Buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.

Burial Details

Cemetery:ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Grave:Section 60, Grave 11876

Photos

1/Lt Vivian A. Cloud, 1/Lt James E. McLaughlin, 1/Lt Francis J. Pitonyak, and 1/Lt Bacchus B. Byrd, Jr., of the US 8th Fighter Group, after being awarded the Air Medal

External Links

American Battle Monuments Commission
Find A Grave

References

Pacific Wrecks 2017 P-39Q-5-BE Airacobra Serial Number 42-19987. Retrieved 28 December 2017 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/p-39/42-19987.html>.

U.S. Army n.f.d. Find a grave. Arlington National Cemetery. Retrieved 28 December 2017 from <http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Explore/Find-a-Grave>.

Record updated on 28 December 2017.


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