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Capt John Luther MORGAN, Jr[1, 2]

Male 1921 - 1945  (23 years)Deceased


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  • Name John Luther MORGAN 
    Title Capt 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born 29 Oct 1921  Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1941 - 1945 
    John Morgan became a World War II Marine Corps ACE, credited with shooting down EIGHT enemy aircraft in aerial combat, and assisting in the destruction of a ninth enemy airplane before he was himself shot down and listed as Missing in Action in 1945. 
    Capt. John L. Morgan, Jr. - Distinguished Flying Cross
    Capt. John L. Morgan, Jr. - Distinguished Flying Cross
    Captain John Luther Morgan, Jr. (MCSN: 0-13695), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism and extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as Pilot of a Fighter Airplane in Marine Fighting Squadron TWO HUNDRED THIRTEEN (VMF-213), in actions against enemy Japanese forces in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II.
    Died 28 Mar 1945  Okinawa, Japan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Killed near Okinawa in the South Pacific during World War II.
    Buried 6 Mar 1949  Parkdale Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Capt John L. Morgan - Memorial
    Capt John L. Morgan - Memorial
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    Person ID I5070  Garrison-Logan Family Tree | Johnson, Matthew Claiborne and Rhoda Hawkins descendants, Ditto, Josiah descendants
    Last Modified 3 May 2012 

    Father John Luther MORGAN, Sr,   b. 8 Nov 1890, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1947, Arlington, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Minnie DITTO,   b. 8 Oct 1894, Arlington, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1967, Arlington, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Abt 1910 
    Family ID F1767  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Oct 1921 - Fort Worth, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1945 - Okinawa, Japan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 6 Mar 1949 - Parkdale Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant Co, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976, (FamilySearch), 3 May 2012.
      Name: Capt. John Luther Morgan Jr.
      Death Date: 28 Mar 1945
      Death Place: South Pacific, World War II
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Death Age: 24 years 5 months 29 days
      Birth Date: 29 Oct 1921
      Birthplace: Ft. Worth, Texas
      Marital Status: Married
      Father's Name: John L. Morgan
      Father's Birthplace: Texas
      Mother's Name: Ditto
      Mother's Birthplace: Not Known
      Occupation: U.S. Marines
      Place of Residence: Arlington, Tarrant, Texas
      Cemetery: Parkdale Cemetery
      Burial Place: Arlington, Texas
      Burial Date: 6 Mar 1949
      Funeral Director: Hugh M. Moore and Sons
      Informant: Mrs. Veronica Morgan
      Film Number: 2242622
      Digital Film Number: 4167717
      Image Number: 1539
      Reference Number: cn 4038

    2. [S11] Find A Grave, (www.findagrave.com), 3 May 2012.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 27082061