Died non Battle

1st Lt Patrick and S/Sgt Shanks, along with co-pilot 1/Lt Charles L Grunder, were killed in a crash at Margaretting, England while on a test hop on April 27, 1944, flying Aircraft B-26B with serial number 41-31907 TQ-H.

U.S. Army Air Forces, 559th Bomber Squadron, 387th Bomber Group, Medium
Buried at Cambridge American Cemetery in Cambridge, England
Attended Knoxville High School
Parents: Henry C. Patrick and Nora Patrick
Siblings: Buella J. Patrick, Phros A. Patrick
Born in 1919
Enlisted on January 15, 1942, in Elmira, NY

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