William H Jr FORBELL

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERT-001138 (12040124)
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1922
STATEQueens, NEW YORK
FAMILYSingle
RANKFlight/Officer
FONCTIONCoPilote
JOB before ENLISTEMENTActors and actressesNY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT3 january 1942 New York City NEW YORK
SQUADRON88th Troop Carrier Squadron
GROUP438th Troop Carrier Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944FORBELL william 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
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
J278
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 - Findagrave.com
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud