Title: John Raymond Winslow

Description: Portrait 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.

Date: circa 1940-45

Item Type: Photograph, b&w, 3.25 x 4.5 in.

Collection: Gold Star Mother's Legion Scrapbook (SC68)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37095

Location: SC68, p.61

Subject: World War II; Air pilots; Military air pilots; War; Soldiers;

Local Subject: Gold Star Mothers of Kansas City;Winslow, John R.;

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10020639

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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