Kirkham, Virgil Paul, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 362nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1943 - 1945
First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Troutdale, OR
Last Address
Illeschaim AB, Germany

Casualty Date
Apr 30, 1945
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Czech Republic
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Lorraine, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot A Row 21 Grave 18

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 1943-1944, PT-19 Trainer
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General characteristics

* Crew: two, student and instructor
* Length: 28 ft (8.53 m)
* Wingspan: 36 ft (10.97 m)
* Height: 10 ft 6 in (3.20 m)
* Loaded weight: 2,545 lb (1,154 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 Fairchild Ranger L-440-3, 200 hp ()


* Maximum speed: 132 mph (212 km/h)
* Range: 430 mi (692 km)
* Service ceiling 15,300 ft (4,663 m)

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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2010
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  • Farnham, Jack, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Hartman, William, WO1, (1943-1945)
  • Packer, Boyd K., 1st Lt, (1943-1946)
  • Ree, John F., Lt Col, (1943-1973)
  • Rexroat, Ola, Capt, (1942-1954)
  • Watson, Florene, Lt Col, (1942-1945)
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