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John Paul Houck

Second Lieutenant, Army

Born: October 11, 1922
Hometown: Hanover County, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 23, 1944
Died In: over Tanchuk, China

Second Lieutenant Houck served with the 76th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group, 14th Air Force. He was the pilot of a P51C # 43-25176 on a reconnaissance mission over Tanchuk, China and he disappeared after staffing the target.

Before the war, he worked on his father’s farm.

He is buried at the National Memorial of the Pacific, Hawaii.

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