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Kaylor Jasper Wiley

Monuments

B-17G

 

Name:
Jasper Wiley Kaylor
Rank:
Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-817042
Unit:
412th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1944-08-02
State:
Georgia
Cemetery:
Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia
Plot:
33
Row:
395
Grave:
1
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

Born on 5 August 1915, son of Jasper Wiley Kaylor and husband of Dorothy M. Kaylor of Atlanta, Georgia. Co-pilot of the B-17G, 42-102700 "I'll Get By," which took off from Station 119 in Horham, Suffolk, UK on 2 August 1944. Hit by flak and exploded in mid-air at 1754h near Lisieux, France. Three crewmen survived the event and were taken prisoner, and seven were killed. Kaylor was 28 years old when he died in the explosion.