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Marion Monroe Mooney

Sergeant, Army

Born: April 16, 1914
Hometown: Arlington, VA
Entered: March 4, 1944
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: January 10, 1945
Died In: Europe
Awards: Purple Heart

Served with the 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group – Heavy. He was a Tail Gunner on B17G “Buzz Blonde” #42-39875 and was killed when the tail section of the plane was severed. The plane was on a bombing mission to Bonn, Germany.

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