Douglas, MA – September 12, 1944

Douglas, Massachusetts – September 12, 1944 

     Ensign Arthur Joseph Stockus, 23, was killed when the navy fighter plane he was piloting crashed in the woods of the western portion of Douglas, Massachusetts. 

     Ensign Stockus was from Monessen, Penn., and had been assigned to the Quonset Naval Air Station in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.  He died just two days after his 23rd birthday.

     Source: North Kingstown, Rhode Island, death records #44-72   

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