Lee J. Peters
S/Sgt 19062572 613th
1920 - 1943
Radio Operator onboard 42-31064 (Hey Lou)
Madingley cemetery, Camebridge, England.
Wall of missing
1920 - 1943
Lee was born 1920, Michigan, later they moved to Fresno California.
On Dec 27, 1941, he enlisted to the aircorps.
In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His last mission, Dec 31, 1943, Target: Cognac, France, the aircraft was hit by flak over the target and had
to leave formation.
At this point it was attacked by some enemy fighters and was last seen smoking and diving into the clouds.
Wreckage of the aircraft was found out beyond St. Catherine's Point on the South of England.
Unfortunately Lee didn't survived this crash.
He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal
In 1943, when Lee died on the age of 23 he left behind his family :
His father, Lee J peters, age 47
His mother, Mamie Ruth Peters, age 45
His brother, Raymond Peters, age 20
Mission to Cognac, crashed beyond St. Catherine's Point, England
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