John H CANTY

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER11072858
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1921
STATELitchfield County CONNECTICUT
FAMILYSingle
RANKS/Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled occupations in fabrication of metal productsCO
DATE of ENLISTEMENT17 july 1942 Hartford CONNECTICUT
SQUADRON555th Bomb Squadron
GROUP386th Bomb Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH23 june 1944canty john h tombe
STATUSMIA
PLACE OF DEATHBaron-sur-Odon
DATA PLAN

B-26 Marauder - type B-55-MA - s/n 42-96087 "YAO"

B26 MARAUDER
Mission: HeadQuarter Allemand from Caen (14)
Macr: 6283


Take Off: Station 164 Great Dunmow, Essex UK


Felled by the flak - Explosion in flight

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
Wall of Missing
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air MedalPhoto FDLM
usaf  9af 386bg 555bs
 
 

Crew of B-26 Marauder - type B-55-MA - s/n 42-96087 "YAO"

Lieutenant-Colonel Don L WEISS Pilot Dead - Arlington Cem. Virginia O-437629 - DFC/Air Medal+10/Purple Heart
1st Lieutenant Axel P SLUSTROP CoPilot Dead - Arlington Cem. Virginia O-738483 - DFC/Air Medal+9/Purple Heart
1st Lieutenant David MESEROW Bomber Dead - Arlington Cem. Virginia O-732880 - DFC/Air Medal+10/Purple Heart
1st Lieutenant George H HAZLETT Navigator Dead - Arlington Cem. Virginia O-794005 - DFC/Air Medal+11/Purple Heart
T/Sergeant Robert E PERKINS Gunner Dead - Cim Air Medal Colleville-sur-Mer (14) 33297432 - Air Medal+8/Purple Heart
S/Sergeant John H CANTY Gunner Dead - Cim Air Medal Colleville-sur-Mer (14) 11072858 - DFC/Air Medal/Purple Heart
S/Sergeant Thomas MCCASLIN Gunner Dead - Cim Air Medal Colleville-sur-Mer (14) 17038437 - DFC/Air Medal+11/Purple Heart
Capitaine Orville D THATCHER Passager Dead - MIA O-356255 - IOWA - Médecin
B26 1-B26 2

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAir MedalMERFrédéric &Air Medalp; Renaud