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S/Sgt. James Burras Soule


Born: 10 October 1925 - Cook County, Illinois

Parents: Olando & Alice Soule

    - parents divorced

    - moved in with mother's parents 

    - father resided in Schoolcraft, Michigan 

Siblings: 1 sister

Home:

    - 833 South Harlem Avenue - Forest Park, Illinois

Education:

    - Field-Stevenson School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1943

Enlisted:

    - Unknown

Serial Number: 16106982

Training: 

    - Lincoln Army Airfield - Nebraska   

    - Sioux Falls Army Airfield - South Dakota

    - Replacement Training Center - Miami, Florida

        - radio operator

Unit: 

    - 703rd Bomber Squadron, 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy), 8th Air Force

        - flew B-24s

Stationed:

    - Royal Air Force Station - Tibenham, England

Missions:

    - flew two missions from 1 April to 3 April 1945

    - 4 April 1945 - bombing of German Airfield at Perberg, Germany

       - shot down over Perlberg, Germany

Killed in Action:

    - 4 April 1945

Buried:

     - Ardennes American Cemetery - Neupre (Neuville-en-Condroz), Belgium

        - Plot:  A  Row:  33  Grave:  37
Memorial:

    - 1959 - Schoolcraft Cemetery - Schoolcraft, Michigan 

Medals:

    - Purple Heart

    - Air Medal

    - Presidential Unit Citation




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