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
USAAF
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 362nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1943 - 1945
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Oregon
Oregon
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Troutdale, OR
Last Address
Illeschaim AB, Germany

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

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1943
To Year
1944
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
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 ()

Performance

* 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)
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