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Walter Fowlkes Lowry

Lieutenant, Army

Born: May 17, 1921
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: March 26, 1944
Died In: over St Pol, France

Served with the 579th Bomb Squadron, 392nd Bomb Group. Pilot of “Jive Bomber” # 42-109814 that received a direct hit by flak, the right wing was blown off and the plane went into a spin. No chutes were seen. The plane crashed at the northern border of St Pol. He is buried in Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Kentucky.

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