Flt Officer John Wilburn Squires
February 26, 1925 – June 28, 1945
Class: 44-H-SE
Graduation Date: September 8, 1944
Unit: 332nd Fighter Group, 100th Fighter Squadron
Service # 66145

John Wilburn Squires was born on February 26, 1925. His home or enlistment state and St Louis County, Missouri.

He had enlisted in the United States Army Air Forces. Entered the service via Regular Military. Served during World War II. Squires had the rank of Flight Officer. His military occupation or specialty was Pilot. Service number assignment was 66145. Attached to 332nd Fighter Group, 100th Fighter Squadron.

During his service in World War II, Army Air Forces Flight Officer Squires experienced a traumatic event which ultimately resulted in loss of life on June 28, 1945. Recorded circumstances attributed to: Non hostile death, Air crash. Incident location: Italy.

John Wilburn Squires is buried or memorialized at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. This is a National American Cemetery administered through the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

According to a government database, Squires was awarded a Purple Heart for his military service.

Sources:
HonorStates.org

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