Burns, Ona W., 1LT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 1054-Pilot - Two-Engine
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Aviation

First Lieutenant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. George
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 22, 1995
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1LT ONA W BURNS WORKED AS A RAILROAD YARD BRAKEMAN BEFORE ENTERING THE SERVICE IN 1942 AS AN ENLISTED AIRPLANE MECHANIC AND SERVED UNTIL 30 AUGUST 1943 WHEN HE WAS COMMISIONED AS A 2LT. HE TRAINED AS A TWIN ENGINE AIRPLANE PILOT AND SERVED WITH FLIGHT "A" OF THE 1ST EMERGENCY RESCUE SQUADRON OVERSEAS UNTIL 22 APRIL 1945. UPON RETURNING STATESIDE HE WAS STATIONED AT BOCA RATON FLORIDA AS AN AIR SEA RESCUE PILOT. 1LT BURNS WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE AAF ON 8 JULY 1945.  HE PASSED AWAY IN TEXAS ON 22 JUNE 1995.
   
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 Ribbon Bar

AAF Pilot Badge

 
 Unit Assignments
USAAF 12th Army Air Force
  1942-1943, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
  1943-1945, USAAF 12th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
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