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PETIT, JACK WARDELL

Service:United States Marine Corps
Service Number:O-14413
Rank:Captain
Date of Birth:4 March 1921
Date of Death:21 October 1944 (Aged 23 years)
Decorations:Air Medal with 2 Gold Stars
Purple Heart
Units:Marine Fighting Squadron 215 (VMF-215), USMC †

NAA: 705, 614/1/25 PART 5

Timeline

20 October 1943F4U 50011: Aircraft was one of four taking part in a patrol over Vella Lavella and subsequently became separated when the flight was vectored back to base due to very thick weather.

Burial Details

THIS PERSON HAS NO KNOWN GRAVE
Memorial:MANILA AMERICAN CEMETERY
Panel:Walls of the Missing

External Links

American Battle Monuments Commission

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1947, Research for Missing Personnel SWPA Information Relating to U.S. Aircraft and Crews, A705, 614/1/25 PART 5.

Record updated on 7 November 2018.


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