Korean War Veterans Honor Roll

Percival Norman Fenton Jr. 

Lieutenant, United States Navy

 

 

Entered Service from:
Died on: June 27, 1051
Buried at: Arlington National Cemetery
                  Arlington VA

LIEUTENANT PERCIVAL NORMAN FENTON JR. was born in Collingswood NJ about 1922 to P. Norman and Martha P. Sharp Fenton. His father was in the insurance business. At the time of the 1930 census, the elder Fenton was employed as an insurance adjuster, and the family owned a home at 14 East palmer Avenue in Collingswood. A member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1946, he received his wings at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi TX in 1949.

Lieutenant Percival Norman Fenton Jr. was killed when the the patrol bomber he was co-piloting crashed off of Key West FL on June 27, 1951. The entire crew of eight were lost.

Lieutenant Fenton was survived by his parents, wife Carolyn, and sons Steve and Percival Norman 3rd. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery on July 10, 1951. 


Camden Courier-Post - July 5, 1951

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