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LT ROBERT R. MAYFORD (Age 27)
Lieutenant - United States Air Force
1925 - April 8, 1952

LT Mayford was a fighter pilot who was killed April 8, 1952 during a mass parachute operation at Ft. Hood, TX.

FUNERAL SERVICES: American Legionaires of Post #204 conducted full military rights. The Rev. George Eickelman officiated at St. Gabriels Episcopal Chapel. Interment was in Upper Alton Cemetery. Color Guards included Frank Panyik, Bert Panyik, Kenneth Fulkerson and Dick Bell.
Members of the firing squad were Russell Gibson, Bob Wegman, Ray Esterlien, Dick Stahlcup, Emmett Jones, Lloyd Dildine and Al Smith.
Chaplain: Joseph Barr

Service # RA16272626

 

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