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Jennings B. Messer
Sergeant, United States Army Air Forces
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Courtesy of the West Virginia Veterans Database:

Last Name: Messer
First Name: Jennings
Middle Name or Initial: B
County: Mingo, West Virginia
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: 15040321
Date of Death: 15 September 1943
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Place of Burial: Arlington National Cemetery
Unit: 65 Bombardment Squadron, 43rd Bomb Group
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Date Added to Memorial: Original
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Source: Pentagon form/ Wheeling News Register December 3, 1998/ Williamson Daily News body recovered - 27 Nov 1998 & body returned -31 Dec 1999.

Notes: Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross. His remains were found in 1996 and returned to the U.S. for burial in 1998.

Silver Star Medal             Distinguished Flying Cross
Silver Star Medal                        Distinguished Flying Cross

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JB Messer Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

Posted: 5 September 2002  Updated: 21 October 2002 Updated: 19 August 2003  Updated: 10 September 2005
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