Veterans' Memorial Project

Arthur Edward Cox

Springfield, IL

World War II

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 07/01/1929

Date of Death: 07/16/1944

Lieutenant Cox was lead bombardier in an England-based squadron, veteran of the first daylight raid over Berlin and the first shuttle-bombing mission to Russia. He was killed in action over Vienna, Austria, on his 44th mission. In service since November 11, 1942, he had received the Air Medal with a cluster for missions completed overseas.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, March, 1946

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