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43-28258 Lt. Griffin, John Robert Calhoun MARC 7003

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43-28258 Lt. Griffin, John Robert Calhoun MARC 7003

Hi, I am looking for any information regarding this pilot.  Can anyone help?
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Re:43-28258 Lt. Griffin, John Robert Calhoun MARC 7003 2011/03/18 05:57:51 (permalink)
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ACTIVITY DURING WWII
PILOT OF P-38 LIGHTNING IN 97TH FIGHTER SQUADRON, 82ND FIGHTER GROUP BASED IN ITALY. KILLED OVER PLOESTI, ROMANIA, JULY 22, 1944. AWARDED PURPLE HEART, DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS AND AIR MEDAL WITH 8 CLUSTERS.
source: http://www.wwiimemorial.com/registry/search/pframe.asp?HonoreeID=1668090&popcount=93&tcount=120

ID: 0-449948
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Anderson County, SC
Status: KIA
Plane had been numbered 51 named Pat III while assigned to Oliver B "Obie" Taylor 49FS, 14FG, [class="pfont1"]Hometown: Anderson County, SC
HOMETOWN, Anderson, SC, HONORED BY, John L. Hare, Nephew, PILOT OF P-38 LIGHTNING IN 97TH FIGHTER SQUADRON, 82ND FIGHTER GROUP BASED IN ITALY. KILLED OVER PLOESTI, ROMANIA, JULY 22, 1944. AWARDED PURPLE HEART, DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS AND AIR MEDAL WITH 8 CLUSTERS. Location, 15 Mi E Of Zilistea A/D, Rumania., Point Of Departure, Vincenzo # 11, Italy

Lockheed P-38J-15-LO Lightning
Source: http://raf-112-squadron.org/82ndfghonor_roll.html
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Re:43-28258 Lt. Griffin, John Robert Calhoun MARC 7003 2011/04/14 13:32:41 (permalink)
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Thanks so much!
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