Born 24 March 1922
Died non Battle 14 June 1943
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, U, 103

Second Lieutenant
Air Corps

2nd Lt Morrison was an instructor at the Lubbock Army Air Field. He died of injuries caused by an airplane accident four miles west of Lubbock Army Air Field.

Amarillo Daily News, 16 June 1943
Officer and Cadet killed at Lubbock. Lubbock, June 15.
A flying officer and a cadet were killed in the crash of a twin-engine plane near Lubbock Army Air Field, the fields public relations office announced today.
They were: Second Lieutenant Robert C. Morrison Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Morrison Sr, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Cadet Robert D. Hodges, son of Mrs. Evelyn Hodges, Indianapolis, Indiana.
The plane was on a routine training flight, the office said.

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Date of birth:
  • 24 March 1922
  • Date of death: 14 June 1943
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
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