Lemons, John Robert, PFC

Deceased
 
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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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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

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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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WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Start Year
1944
End Year
1945

Description
(Luzon Campaign 15 December 1944 to 4 July 1945) After Leyte came Mindoro, which was invaded on 15 December 1944, an air strip being obtained to provide a base for operations during the invasion on Luzon. American troops landed on the shores of Lingayen Gulf on g January 1945 and pushed to Manila, which the Japanese defended vigorously until 24 February. Rather than meet the Americans in a decisive battle, the Japanese decided to fight delaying actions in numerous places. Organized resistance ended in southern Luzon in April and in central and northern Luzon in June.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Jul 14, 2014
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

727th Amphibian Tractor Battalion

USS Denver (CL-58)

1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)

192nd Military Police Battalion

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  235 Also There at This Battle:
  • Aaron, William Roy, T/Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Aguirre, Carlos, SFC
  • Aiken, James Nickolas, S/Sgt, (1940-1946)
  • Allen, James, Cpl, (1942-1945)
  • Allen, Rade, Cpl, (1942-1945)
  • Arendovski, Aloysius, PFC, (1943-1946)
  • Asworth, Charles
  • Badger, Thomas Jenkins, COL, (1932-1965)
  • Beckwith, Bruce Norman, Sgt, (1943-1946)
  • Bonilla, Sylvester, Cpl, (1941-1945)
  • Bradley, Bernard, S/Sgt, (1941-1945)
  • Brooks, Lawrence N, PFC, (1940-1945)
  • Bruce, Kenneth, CPT, (1943-1946)
  • Carlson, Irvin, T/Sgt, (1943-1945)
  • Chailland, Wayne, 1LT, (1940-1946)
  • Chatelain, Beverly, 1LT, (1942-1946)
  • Chesser, Arthur, Cpl, (1941-1945)
  • Christner, Raymond, PFC, (1943-1945)
  • Coffey, Lucy, S/Sgt, (1941-1945)
  • Collins, Charles, Cpl, (1944-1946)
  • Conner, Stephen Lansford, PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Corbin, Merritt, 1LT, (1942-1945)
  • Ely, William Jonas, LTG, (1933-1966)
  • Fukuhara, Harry Katsuji, COL, (1942-1971)
  • Hayes, Eugene, PFC, (1943-1945)
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