James Vernon Webb

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U.S. Army Air Corps

"In Memoriam"

James Vernon Webb

Place of Birth: Ballinger, Texas 

Personal History: Civil engineer (district Panhandle Engineer) with Phillips Petroleum Company in Bonger, Texas. With Phillips for 35 + years.

Place of Recruitment: Lawton, Oklahoma

Branch of Service: Army Air Corps

Class: 1st Lt.

Military Occupation: Navigator on B17 in 8th Air Force - Europe

Service History, Stateside or Abroad: From 1942 to 1948
Stationed in England. Flew 35 missions (250 hours) over Germany and German occupied countries. Plane was shot down over France and some Frenchmen smuggled them back to England.

Commendations & Honors: Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal

Present Location: Deceased, buried in Lulin, TX

Filled out by his wife, Catherine Webb.