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SERV_NO: AO-2075537
LNAME: FITT
FNAME: JOHN
MNAME: MASON
SFX:  
RANK_Posthumous: 1LT
LOSS_DATE: 12/20/1950
Status per Govt: KIA
Should be Status:  
CIRCUMST OF LOSS: Crashed into the sea after take-off, 7 mi N of Natsue, Honshu, Japan, Japanese fishermen recovered some wreckage from downed aircraft
EVIDENCE_ALIVE:  
EVIDENCE_DEAD:  
COMMENT1:  
COMMENT2:  
HOME_CITY: TEMPLE CITY
STATE: CA
BIRTH_DATE: 9/7/1924
NICKNAME:  
RACE:  
HEIGHT:  
WEIGHT:  
HAIR:  
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ID_MARKS:  
CASE: A079
KWALD_COMMENT:  
CREW_STATUS: Maj William H. Hiatt, Capt. Norman E. Watkins, 1Lt John M. Fitt, Sgt Richard R. Upton, USAF, KIA/BNR
SERVICE: USAF
DIV_or_GRP: 452 BMB WNG
RGT_or_WNG: 452 BMB WNG
BN_or_SQ: 728 BMB SQ
CO_or_BTRY:  
VEHICLE: B-26C
VEH_ID: 44-35922
DEATH_DATE:  
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LIST_71:  
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WITH: 728 BMB SQ
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UTM_Coord: BU4736
KWALD: 2631
GRAVE:  
Birth_YR: 1924
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