STAFF SERGEANT SPENCER BALDWIN FOX of 2 Chestnut Place, Westmont NJ was killed in action over Kiskoros, Hungary on April 12, 1944, on his 13th mission over enemy territory. Fox served in a B-24 medium bomber crew, as both a nose gunner and as a radio operator during his time overseas. He had been awarded the Air medal with Oak Leaf Cluster prior to his death.
Spencer Fox was a 1940 graduate of Collingswood (NJ) High School. He stated for his yearbook that his hobbies were stamp collecting and reading, and that he was undecided as to his future plans. He had worked at the New York Shipbuilding Company in Camden NJ prior to enlisting in the Army in November of 1942. he received training as a radio operator at Scott Field in Illinois.
Spencer Baldwin Fox was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice B. Fox, of the Westmont address, and a sister, Mrs. Lorayne Pims.
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