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John Raymond Winslow
John Raymond Winslow
TitleJohn Raymond Winslow
DescriptionPortrait of John Raymond Winslow, a Lieutenant in the Army Air Corp. He was born on September 28, 1921 in Chanute, Kansas to David and Sylvia Winslow. The family moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 1930, graduating from high school in 1939. In 1942, after finishing junior college in this area, he enlisted and trained at Randolph Field in Texas. He left the United States in March 1944 for duty in the Italian campaign, attached to 87th Fighter Squadron, 79th Fighter Group, 12th Air Force. His last mission was June 8, 1944 falling into enemy territory somewhere in northern Italy. His body was returned to the United States in 1949 and he is buried in Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery. He left a wife Betty and two sons.
Datecirca 1940-45
Item TypePhotograph, b&w, 3.25 x 4.5 in.
CollectionGold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095
LocationSC68, p.61
SubjectWorld War II
Air pilots
Military air pilots
Local SubjectGold Star Mothers of Kansas City
Winslow, John R.
Digital FormatJPEG
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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