Cpl Joseph James McGraw (Veteran)
55th Fighter Group, 343 Fighter Squadron
Assigned Aircraft: P-51D CY-A 44-13350 "Merrimack"
Crew for 1/Lt. Raymond G. "Grif" Allen
19 November 1943 - Enlisted with his parent's permission into the US Army Air Corps at the age of 17, sworn in at the Cleveland Armory by the cartoonist, Zack Mosley of the comic strip "Smilin' Jack" as a special guest of the army recruiters.