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George Vernon Patton
First Lieutenant, United States Air Force
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George Vernon Patton
Washington, District of Columbia
Born April 3, 1925
First Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died June 13, 1952 in Korea

First Lieutenant Patton was a member of the 67th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 18 Fighter Bomber Group. He was listed as Missing in Action while participating in aerial support over Korea on June 13, 1952. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. For his leadership and valor, First Lieutenant Patton was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters and the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster.

He is listed on the headstone of his parents, Colonel and Mrs. Maurice V. Patton.


GV Patton Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999

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Posted: 9 January 2002 Updated: 11 June 2003  Updated: 17 September 2005 Updated: 18 October 2007
Distinguished Flying Cross
 
 
 

Air Medal 4 awards
 

Purple Heart Medal 2 awards
 
 
 
 
 
 

GV Patton Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007