CAMPBELL  (VETERAN), JAMES W - Cross County, Arkansas | JAMES W CAMPBELL  (VETERAN) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

James W CAMPBELL (VETERAN)

Cogbill Cemetery
Cross County,
Arkansas

FIRST LIEUTENANT US Air Force
1916-1943







Information from: www.crosscountybank.com/veterans/VETERANS/Campbell JW.htm


From the Wynne Progress 18 February 1943:

"lst Lieutenant James W. Campbell, son of Will A. and Stella D. Campbell was instantly killed in a plane crash when two pursuit ships collided in midair at Knoxville, Tennessee. He was to have been married to Miss Patty Carpenter of Denver , Colorado. James was a star football player for Parkin High School and went to Centenary College, Sheveport, Louisana. When he was at Centenary he was a star tackle and center, Captain of Centenary Gentlemen, and his senior year was a honor graduate. James received his lst Lieutenant commission at Luke Field, Arizona."

James is buried in Cogbill Cemetery and his headstone reads, "flying a new ship."

Contributed on 9/26/08 by rtsgrad
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Record #: 66410

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Submitted: 9/26/08 • Approved: 1/29/11 • Last Updated: 8/14/12 • R66410-G0-S3

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