Lemons, John Robert, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
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

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by SFC Anthony Eugene Santa Maria, IV to remember Lemons, John Robert, PFC.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Bethlehem, Mississippi
Last Address
Route 1, Box 27, Potts Camp

Date of Passing
Feb 21, 1947
Location of Interment
Bethlehem Methodist Church - Bethlehem, Mississippi
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

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 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of Duty
  1947, In the Line of Duty1

 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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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
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)
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