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Always Remember Those Who Gave All: MC WW2 Gold Stars and MIA Survivors

Harry Everette Driver

Harry Everette Driver (1917-1942)

MC Class: ex-1939

Years at MC: 1935-1936 (Freshman)

Hometown: Mulberry, FL

Life at MC: Not Known

Military Branch: US Army Air Forces

Military Unit: 21st Army Air Force Troop Carrier Squadron

Rank: 2nd Lieutenant (Pilot)

Medals Awarded: None Known

Date Missing: N/A

Date of Death: 13 November 1942

Location of Death: Near Loganlea, Queensland, Austrailia

Circumstances of Death: "On 13 November 1942, a USAAF Tiger Moth crashed when it struck a high tension wire and plunged into a creek near Loganlea just outside Brisbane. Both members of the crew were killed as follows: 2nd Lt. Harry E. Driver and PFC Donald M. Hutchinson" (

Burial/Memorial Information: Block 243, Oak Hill Burial Park, Lakeland, Polk County, Florida (

Additional Information: After Maryville College, he attended the University of Florida for two years (1938-1940). Before his death, he was assigned as co-pilot of General MacArthur's plane in Australia (according to Dr. Lloyd's remarks at Gold Star chapel service).