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Mansfield, John L.

John L. Mansfield U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
John L. Mansfield U.S. Army Air Corps WWII

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Date of Birth: 1/8/1925
Died On: 4/14/2008
Street Address: Highland Hall
Service Number: 32989006
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Corps-WWII

Veteran Code: USAAC-100

John L. Mansfield was born in New York in 1925. In Rye his family lived on Highland Hall. John was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1943. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

John L. Mansfield, 83, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, passed away Monday, April 14, 2008, at a local hospital. Service: 10 a.m. Friday, April 25, at North Hills Funeral Home, 8525 Mid-Cities Blvd. Interment: 1 p.m. Friday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. John served 26 years with the Air Force, receiving the distinguished flying cross for service in Vietnam. He continued his career for 19 years with American Airlines and retired as a manager of flight training operations. He was preceded in death by a son, John L. Mansfield Jr., and his parents, Lewis H. and Muriel Mansfield. Survivors: His wife, Joanne Mansfield; sons, Alan Mansfield and wife, Patricia, and Bruce Mansfield and wife, Laurie; daughter, Karen L. Richmond and husband, Mel; daughter-in-law, Patsy Mansfield; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of loving family and friends.
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