Warren Allen Lee

Sgt    18190042    614th
1915 - 1944

Ball Turret Gunner aboard 42-31116 (Cawn't Miss)

Margraten cemetery, Netherlands
Plot : P , Row : 21 , Grave : 11.

     Warren was born Nov 15, 1915, Louisiana, but later moved to Brazoria TX.
     He was married to Vivian Y. Lee.

     In Oct 29, 1942 he enlisted to the Air Corps.

     In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG.
     His last mission, Apr 29, 1944, Target: Berlin, A/C weaved around after apparently being hit by flak.
     It then joined another formation until it was lost sight of.

     He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal.

     In 1944, when Warren died on the age of 28 he left behind his family :

         His father, Joe A Lee, age 71
         His mother, Ada L Lee, age 73
         His brother, Tom J Lee, age 40
         His sister, Nellie Lee, age 38
         His brother, C Terry Lee, age 34
         His sister, Norma Lee, age 32

         His wife, Vivian Y. Lee

Mission to Berlin, Germany, # 2 engine hit by flak, It then joined another formation until it was lost sight of.
Crashed near Leers, France / Belgium border

     The plane was hit and the controls were shot out and cockpit set afire by 20 mm cannon from six FW-190's.
     It is believed that Warren was injured too badly.
     The French underground, Mr E. Guilbert, found his body in the plane.

     He was buried at the community cemetery Lille (France) in the South English Section, grave no 3.
     Warren flew 3 missions.

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