John Velker

John J Velker JR served his country in World War II with the 449th Bombardment Group 717th Squadron.

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MIA (Missing In Action)

Staff Sergeant John Velker was MIA 19 February 1945.

Air Medal (AM)

GO: 1108
Baltimore MD

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