2nd Lt. John McDowell King was born in Georgia and the son of Chandler King and Virginia McDowell.

He was the pilot of aircraft P-38J with serial number 42-104071 and died non battle in a flying accident on 4 May 1944 in Italy.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 November 1923
  • Date of death: 4 May 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 27th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Group
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Oak Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys, Camden County, Georgia
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Bottom Panel
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