Arlie E. Malone was the son of Mack Hoad Malone and Katie Lou Bidwell Malone. He was born on 12 November 1922 at Athens, Tennessee. He died on 11 July 1943 in a four-motored bomber crash in the rugged pine ridge area north of Casper in Wyoming. The plane was on a routine night practice flight when the accicent occurred.
All crewmembers were killed. The victims were:
Pilot Second Lieutenant Stanley K. Betak, St. Paul, Minnesota
Co-Pilot Second Lieutenant Robert C. Jacobson, Fort Yates, North Dakota
Bombardier Second Lieutenant William J. Lowe, Nashville, Tennessee
Staff Sergeant Edward Petroski, Buffalo, New York
Sergeant Willard A. Francois, Madison, Wisconsin
Sergeant Arlie E. Malone, Athens, Tennenssee
Sergeant Lyle R. Baker, Independence, Missouri

Enlisted 15 September 1942 – Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Cedar Grove Cemetery, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee, USA

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 12 November 1922
  • Date of death: 11 July 1943
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Bomber Group
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Athens, McMinn County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Bottom Panel
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