John H HUNT

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER34273134
AGE24 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1920 ALABAMA
STATEBibb County ALABAMA
FAMILYMarried
RANKPrivate First Class
FONCTIONPassager
JOB before ENLISTEMENTUnskilled planing mill occupationsAL
DATE of ENLISTEMENT6 march 1942 Camp Shelby MISSISSIPPI
BATTALION80th AAA Battalion
DIVISION82nd Airborne Division
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944hunt john h tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLe Pommeret Bois - Vrétot (Bricquebec)
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D1013
DATA PLAN

CG4 Waco - type A-FO - s/n 43-40197 5K*? Chalk #26

Macr: 3475


Mission: #28 - Mission Détroit - Transport canon anti-tank 57, canoe rescue, various tools - LZ-O (Ste-Mère-Eglise)

 

Takeoff: Station 469 RAMSBURY
C-47 towing glider 42-92881 #26 Led by Lt Samuel FLEMING

 

Touched by the flak before landing on the LZ
Glider dislocated, body inside, cannon transported still moored.

waco dakota
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
us armydiv 82
 
 

Crew of CG4 Waco - type A-FO - s/n 43-40197 5K*? Chalk #26

F/Officer Adrian R LOVING Pilot USAAF Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer T-122013 - Nomini Grove, VIRGINIA
F/Officer Elmer J KIEL CoPilot USAAF Dead - US Soldiers & Airmen's Home Nat. Cem. Washington T-123410 - 29 yo - Detroit, MICHIGAN
Cpl Paul W BUELL Passager 80th AAB Dead - Maple Grove Cem. Clay City, Clay Co, INDIANA 35111510 - 26 yo
Pfc John H HUNT Passager 80th AAB Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer 34273134
Pvt Cleon G WYMAN Passager 80th AAB Dead - Riverside Cem. Mount Pleasant, Isabella Co, MICHIGAN 36405619 - 22 yo
Waco CG 4A USAF

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud