LT Jack Horning
From Jackson Citizen Patriot:
Lt. Jack Horning is killed on Luzon
First Lt. Jack Horning, Thunderbolt fighter pilot was killed in action May 19, the War department has notified his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Horning of....
Oct 13, 1944 he was reported recuperating from wounds in his right foot, received when a shell from ground fire exploded under the cockpit of his plane. He landed in the water and was picked up by the Navy
He was an Eagle Scout and
is the eighth member of Scout Troop No. 17 to be killed in this war.