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Kasper Kermon Simms

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: May 3, 1923
Hometown: Grayson County
Entered: March 24, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: September 12, 1944
Died In: near Ottersleben, Germany

SSG Simms served with the 860th Bomb Squadron, 493rd Bomb Group as tail gunner. He was killed on September 12, 1944 when the B-17 # 4338308 Flying Fortress was shot down near Ottersleben, Germany.

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