Mahaska County


Lt. Robert Marion Pickerell



Robert Marion Pickerell was born Apr. 24, 1923 to Ernest J. and Neva England Pickerell. He died July 31, 1944 and is buried in Forest Cemetery, Oskaloosa, IA.

Lt. Pickerell served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 431st Base Unit and died as the result of an airplane accident while piloting a P-39 Airacobra #42-20020 near Moses Lake Army Air Field in Grant County, Washington.