SGT JESSE R. BLACK (Age 24) Sergeant - United States
Army Air Corps DOD: April 25, 1944
Sgt Black was killed in a plane crash in England. He was 24
years old and had been overseas only a month. He was in the
service for almost four years, having first been in the
Quartermaster Corps of the Army, later transferring to the Air
PARENTS: Roswell C. Black, 28 West Ferguson
Avenue, Wood River
He graduated from high school in Springfield, IL, and came to
live with his father in Wood River in 1937.
is buried in Cambridge American Cemetery in England.