Raymond E Jr DARLING

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-673711
AGE24 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1920 NEW YORK
STATEStuart, FLORIDA
FAMILYSingle
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilote
JOB before ENLISTEMENTCarpentersFLORIDA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT6 juillet 1942 Waco TEXAS
SQUADRON88th Troop Carrier Squadron
GROUP438th Troop Carrier Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944darling raymond e tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHEcoquenéauville
DATA PLANCG4 Waco - type A-FO - s/n 43-40145
Waco CG 4A USAF
Macr: 6269
Mission: Routing material on Ste-Mère-Eglise
Take-off: Night from 6 to 7/6 station 486 Greenham Common, BERKSHIRE
Shotgun by automatic weapons
CIMETIERENORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY de Colleville

Plan du Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
C229
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air MedalPhoto FDLM
usaf9aftroopcarriercommand badge
 
 

Crew & Passager of CG4 Waco - type A-FO - s/n 43-40145

1st Lieutenant Raymond E Jr DARLING Pilot USAAF Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Flight/Officer William H Jr FORBELL CoPilot USAAF Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Tec4 William C SHELTON Passager 82nd Airborne Battalion Escaped
waco dakota C47 96th 3

INFORMATION SOURCESAad.archives.gov - Francecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCE440thtroopcarriergroup.com -  Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud