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Irl Ray Cosby Jr



Units served with


Associated Place

  • Mount Farm

    Military site : airfield
    Originally a grass airfield satellite for the RAF Photographic Reconnaissance Unit at nearby RAF Benson, Mount Farm was built in 1940-1941. It had three concrete runways, 49 dispersals (24 concrete pan type plus 25 PSP squares), and eight blister...


Event Location Date
Born Spokane, WA 20 October 1922
Assigned to the 7th PRG Mount Farm Airfield, UK 17 April 1944
Died Lynnwood, WA 28 August 2015
Buried Lynnwood, WA 31 August 2015

Floral Hills Cemetery
Lynnwood, Snohomish County, Washington, USA


Date Contributor Update
27 August 2020 01:05:02 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, suffix, highest rank, role, events, place associations and aircraft associations
"Eyes of The Eighth" - Patricia Fussell Keen
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:27 AAM AAM ingest

7th Photo Recon Group Master Directory, 6 June 1996 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia