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Rank and Name, Second Lieutenant Harry M. VanZandt.
Unit/Placed in, 47th Fighter Squadron, 15th Fighter Group “The Long Campaign”.
Harry is born approx. on Aug. 1, 1917 in Vancouver, Washington.
Mother, Estella vanZandt.
Harry enlisted the service in Washington with service number # o-774365.
Harry’s Crew and position on-board the plane a P-51 were,
2nd Lt. Harry M. VanZandt Pilot
Harry died while on escort with B-29 he came in bad weather conditions and probably crashed in sea near Honshu on June 1, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Harry is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu County, Hawaii U.S.A.
Courts of the missing.
He also has a Memorial Grave at Old Vancouver City Cemetery, Vancouver, Clark County, Washington, USA.
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