Rex Jennings Measom

Private Rex Jennings Measom died when the Consolidated B-24 Liberator "Flossie" came down on the Isle of Man having taken off from Langford Lodge, Co. Antrim.


Rex Jennings Measom


Private Rex Jennings Measom (39915896) served in 312th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8th United States Army Air Force during the Second World War. Born on 11th August 1924, he was the son of Jennings Ty Measom and Hannah Lenora Francis Measom of Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, U.S.A.

Measom died on 6th July 1944 while serving on B-24H #42-50762 “Flossie”. The plane crashed on high ground on North Barrule southwest of Ramsey, Isle of Man while en-route to Great Britain from Langford Lodge Airfield, Co. Antrim.

Burial first took place at Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery, Belfast. After the war, Murray was repatriated to Plot 13, Row 1, Grave 22 of Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah, U.S.A.

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