Lieutenant Francis Wayne Sparks

Lieutenant Francis Wayne Sparks was born on March 26, 1915 in Waverly, IA and died September 13, 1942 in Columbia, SC.

Francis Wayne Sparks entered the United States Army Air Corps on June 1, 1941, in , served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Lieutenant before being discharged on September 13, 1942 in Columbia, SC.

Francis Wayne Sparks is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Died in Service: Yes

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He enlisted on June 1, 1941 in the Army Air Force. He got his pilot’s license and was sent to South Carolina where as a pilot his plane crashed on routine flight. The crew were killed and Sparks with them.