Martha’s Vineyard – May 8, 1945

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts – May 8, 1945 

     On May 8, 1945, Lieutenant Joseph F. Koll, Jr., 29, of Boise, Idaho, was killed when the fighter plane he was piloting crashed at the Martha’s Vineyard Naval Auxiliary Air Station.  No further details are available.

     Lieutenant Koll’s body was brought to the Quonset Point Naval Air Station in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, before being transported to Idaho for burial.  He’s buried in Morris Hill Cemetery in Boise, Section N 68-2.  To see a photo of Lt. Koll, see Memorial #53030333.   

     Source: North Kingstown, Rhode Island, death records.


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