Donald K BIGNALL

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER19138691
AGE27 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1917
STATECALIFORNIA
FAMILYMaried
RANKCpl
FONCTIONParatroopers
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSkilled mechanics and repairmenCALIFORNIA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT29 september 1942 San Francisco CALIFORNIA
COMPANYCompany I
BATTALION3rd Battalion
REGIMENT506th Parachutiste Infantry Regiment
DIVISION101st Airborne Division
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944BIGNALL donald e tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHMagneville
DATA PLANDouglas C-47 - type A-75-DL - s/n 42-100905 9X*? Chalk #15

C 47 douglas

Macr: 6167
Mission: Serial 16 Mission Albany - Paratroopers Transportation of 506th 101st AB - DZ-C (Hiesville)
Position of the C47: 6juin1944.com
Take Off: Station 463 Exeter, Devon UK For a drop at 01:40
Shots by flak
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
H923
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
World War II Victory Medalvictory medal
Combat Infantry Badgecombat infantryman badge
us armydiv 101506pir
 
 

Crew of Douglas C-47 - type A-75-DL - s/n 42-100905 Chalk #15

1st Lieutenant Ray Ben PULLEN Pilot 95th TCS - 440th TCG airborne troop carrier Dead - Farmington Cem. KENTUCKY
2nd Lieutenant John M GREELEY CoPilot 95th TCS - 440th TCG Dead - Riverview Cem. INDIANA
S/Sergeant Sidney H SALTZMAN Radio 95th TCS - 440th TCG Dead - Mount Sharon Cem. Springfield, PENNSYLVANIA
S/Sergeant Finney W GORDON Dispo 95th TCS - 440th TCG Dead - Mem Park Cem. Tulsa, OKLAHOMA

Crew Paratroopers

1st Lieutenant Gerald V Jr HOWARD Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD div 101 Dead - Cim Am Ardennes Neupre (Belg)
Pfc Warren K CARNEY Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Pfc John J KITTIA Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Pfc William R OLSEN Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Pvt James J FARRELL Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Pfc Frederick H SMITH Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead
Pvt Paul J WEBER Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - St-Andrew Cem. Shields, MICHIGAN
Pvt Howard PHILLIPS Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Aragon Cem. GEORGIA USA
Pvt Glen L WEIRICH Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD 10db Dead - MIA - Tablets Cambridge
Pvt Clarence M WRIGHT Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - MIA
Pvt John A WRIGHT Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Sergeant Robert TODD Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
T/4 John E BRAY Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Greenwood Cem. New Orleans, LOUISIANA
Cpl Donald K BIGNALL Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Cpl Marvin Murry STALLINGS Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Fort Sam Houston Nat Cem. San Antonio, TEXAS
T/5 Orville R VANDERPOOL Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Coop Prairie Cem. Mansfield, ARKANSAS
Pfc Gilbert AMABISCO Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - St-Marys Cath Cem. Sacramento, CALIFORNIA
Pfc Richard L CALHOON Paratrooper 506th PIR - 101st AD Dead - Mound Grove Cem. Independence, MISSOURI
C47 douglas
Stele in memory of men who fell during the C47 crash at Magneville
42 100905 stele magneville
42 100905 stele magneville 1
42 100905 stele magneville 2

INFORMATION SOURCESAad.archives.gov - Francecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud