Piloted P51-D fighter plane with serialnumber 44-13291 out of Italy. Shot down six German planes. Flew sixty missions with no bullet holes in planes over Italian, Austrian, and Balkan territory. He died non Battle in a plane crash in Italy.
Graduated from the University of Tennessee. Joined Army Air Corps March 31, 1942. Graduated May 1942. Native of Washington County, Jonesborough, Sulpher Springs area.
Submitted by sister, Helen Deakins McCrary