William J BURNS

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE39601453
AGE25  yo
DATE OF BIRTH1919
ETATMONTANA
FAMILYSingle
RANKCorporal
FONCTION

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JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled inter-industry metal working occupationsMO
DATE of ENLISTEMENT21 march 1941 Fort Missoula MONTANA
  SQUADRON85th Troop Carrier Squadron
  GROUP437th Troop Carrier Group
ARMYIX Troop Command
DATE OF DEATH27 august 1944burns william j tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH

A-22 C Colleville-sur-Mer

DATA PLAN

Douglas C-47 - type A-90-DL - s/n 43-15655

Possible collision with Lt Wurst C-47 42-100630 who made a forced landing

Based station 469 Ramsbury, Norfolk UK

Departure and Local under reserves waiting for the Accident Report

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
H531
DECORATION

 Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal

Photo FDLM

victory medal

 

usaf 9af troopcarriercommand badge
STORY

burns william j stele

Marlborough, Middlesex County, MASSACHUSETTS


Crew of Douglas C-47 - type A-90-DL - s/n 43-15655 

2nd Lieutenant Marshall H PITTMAN Pilot Dead
Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - Plan - J.1.24 
O-686014 - AM - TEXAS  
1st Lieutenant Thomas George DOWNS   Dead
Downsville Cem. Pottawattamie Co, IOWA  
O-745648 - 24 ans - Born the  16/10/1919 - Son of Thomas Downs
T/Sergeant Fritz P HRANILOVICH   Dead
Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - Plan - A.16.17
15324657 - OHIO  
Coporal William J BURNS   Dead
Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - Plan - H.5.31
39601453 - MONTANA
C 47 douglas
SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Findagrave.com - Findagrave.com - 6juin1944.com - Aad.archives.gov
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