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James H. Beebe

Male 1910 - 1944  (34 years)


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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 
    Residence 1934  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    19340719 - North Shore Accident
    19340719 - North Shore Accident
    Camden Advance-Journal
    07/19/1934, p.3
    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 10 Apr 2020 

    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  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Ethel Bristol 
    Married Y  [4
    Divorced Before 1944  [1
    Family ID F404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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. [S170] Camden Advance-Journal, 3 (Reliability: 1), 19 Jul 1934.
      North Shore Accident

    4. [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