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Lonnie Elbert Ogle

Staff Sergeant, Army

Born: September 14, 1921
Hometown: Wythe County
Entered: September 29, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: September 9, 1943
Died In: France

SSG Ogle served as a tail gunner on B-17 “Tar Fly” # 42-3353 with the 337th Bomb Squadron, 96th Bomb Group. His plane was shot down on mission a to Paris on September 9, 1943. He is buried in Little Vine Cemetery, Carroll County, Virginia.

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