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James H. Beebe

Male 1910 - 1944


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  • Name  James H. Beebe  [1, 2
    Born  1910  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  25 Mar 1941  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Enlisted, U.S. Air Force 
    Military  1941 - 1944  [1, 2
    World War II Veteran, 803rd Engineer Battalion, Aviation, U.S. Army Air Force 
    • [James] trained to build airfields and was assigned to the 803rd Engineers Battalion. He arrived in the Philippines in October 1941. The next April, Americans surrendered the islands to the Japanese. Records found by Jack Cottet say Jim Beebe was captured by the Japanese on April 9, 1942. On April 15, he was listed as ?missing in action.? [1]
    Occupation  Civilian Conservation Camp  [1
    Died  17 Jul 1944  [1
    Buried  Manila America Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Philippines Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Tablets of the Missing [2]
    Person ID  I2371  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  15 Feb 2017 

    Father  William Beebe,   b. 1878, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1933, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ethel Bristol 
    Married  Y  [3
    Divorced  Before 1944  [1
    Family ID  F404  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1947 Dec 12
    1947 Dec 12
    Madison County Times

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Syracuse Post-Standard, http://blog.syracuse.com/opinion/2010/01/hes_digging_to_find_keep_alive.html (Reliability: 2), 24 Jan 2010.
      He's digging to find keep alive memory of a CNY man killed in World War II POW camp by Dick Case

    2. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56751041 (Reliability: 1), 8 Aug 2010.
      1st Sgt. James H. Beebe

    3. [S19] Find A Grave, findagrave.com., http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSsr=81&GScid=2221626&GRid=29805684& (Reliability: 1), 14 Sep 2008.
      William Beebe