Hugh  E FRYE Jr

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE0-758551 (19069654)
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH4 january 1921 Downieville  Sierra County CALIFORNIA
ETATCALIFORNIA
FAMILYParents: Hugh E FRYE & Mabel A LOEFFLER FRYE
Brothers: Francis A & Earl E
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT-CA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT16 june 1942 Sacramento CALIFORNIA
 SQUADRON525th Bomber Squadron
 GROUP379th Bomber Group Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH9 july 1944frye hugh tombe
STATUSFOD then KIA
PLACE OF DEATHOff Le Havre
DATA PLAN

B-17 N°42-38141 "Pansy Yokum"

B 17
B-17G-30-DL Flying Fortress
Based in Kimbolton

equipage du B17 pansy yokum
Crew of B 17

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
Wall of Missing
DECORATION

Air Medal

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal

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Photo FDLM

victory medal

 

usaf  8air force  379bg  525bs
STORY

He lived the beginning of his life in Sacramento CALIFORNIA

He studied mining at Placer Junior College in AUBURN (school year 1938-39)

Worn out on his first bombing mission, he received his medals posthumously

frye hugh foot

Men of 379th playing football on Kimbolton field. In the background the B17 "Pansy Yokum" shortly before his last flight during the Berlin raid.

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Recensement 1940


Brother's Hugh E

Francis A FRYE

 

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER39410181CA 
DATE OF BIRTH5 may 1923 Sacramento CALIFORNIA
STATE  Placer County CALIFORNIA
FAMILYParents: Hugh E FRYE & Mabel A LOEFFLER FRYE
Brothers : Hugh E  &  Earl E
RANKPFC
DATE of ENLISTEMENT12 february 1943 Sacramento CALIFORNIA
Service in the Pacific
SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrédéric LAVERNHE - Clive TIRLEMONT - Dave OSBOURNE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud