Veterans' Memorial Project

John Irvin Driver

Danville, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: Attended 1942

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 11/25/1922

Date of Death: 11/22/1943

Lt. Driver died in a plane crash at Walla Walla, Washington. He died with 11 other crew members when their B-17 bomber crashed during a routine flight, one mile west of Walla Walla Army Airfield. Lt. Driver is buried at Sunset Memorial Park, Danville, Illinois.

-taken from University and public records

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