Lemons, John Robert, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
590-Duty Soldier III
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1946-1947, 657, 36th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1947

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Mississippi
Mississippi
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Bethlehem, Mississippi
Last Address
SuĂ°urnes, Iceland
Buried at Bethlehem Methodist Church, Bethlehem, Mississippi.

Casualty Date
Feb 21, 1947
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Iceland
Conflict
In the Line of Duty
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Unknown

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of Duty
  1947, In the Line of Duty

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
33rd Infantry Division36th Infantry Division
  1943-1946, 590, 33rd Infantry Division
  1946-1947, 657, 36th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
John Robert Lemons was a son of John Alexander Lemmons and Evie Ola Wilson Lemons.
John Robert was a brother to James Willie Lemons, Living Lemons, Ruthie Ellen Elizabeth Lemons St John, Thelma Idell Lemons Hanks, Harley Weekley Lemons, SR and Bobby Eli Lemons.

PFC John Robert Lemons was killed February 21, 1947 around 2 o'clock A. M. in a oilpipe/waterheater explosion. Two quonset huts burnt to ashes in 5 minutes. 
Lemons lost his life in one of the huts.

The tragic accident occured at Keflavik airport in Keflavik, Iceland.

PFC John Robert Lemons was in the 36th Infantry. He was in the South Pacific 2 years and 10 months.

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