Purvis, Bobby J.

Name engraved on Stone 4

Bobbie Joe Purvis
Entered the Army Air Force in 1944
Sergeant, 767th Bomber Squadron, 461st Bomber Group, Heavy
Stationed in Italy with the 15th Air Force as a top gunner on a B-24 Liberator
Went Missing in Action on Mar 31, 1945
Posthumously awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.
Memorial Marker in the Old Cottonwood Cemetery

Photo from the Cross Plains Library.

Bobby Joe Purvis, photo from Richard Purvis in the Cottonwood Cookbook.