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 John Tazewell Helms
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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Courtesy of Michael Stein:

First Lieutenant John Tazewell Helms, U.S.Army
Born in Missouri January 21, 1909
Died in an accident December 30, 1935

Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1927-31
Graduated as No. 9314, Class of 1931

Second Lieutenant September 11, 1931
First Lieutenant August 1, 1935

Detailed to Air Corps, September 11, 1931
Student, Air Corps Primary Flying School, 1931-32
Student, Air Corps Advanced Flying School, 1932
Intelligence, Publicity, Mess & Operations Officer, 34th Pursuit Squadron & 95th Attack Squadron, 1932-35


John Tazewell Helms was born in 1909.  He graduated from the United States Military Academy in the class of 1931.

He was assigned to the Air Corps and died in 1935.  He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.

We are actively seeking information about the Lieutenant.


HELMS, JOHN T
1ST LT AIR CORPS USA
DATE OF DEATH: 12/30/1935
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 5010
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 11 May 2004  Updated: 29 May 2004 Updated: 1 January 2006
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

JT Helms Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 22 April 2004