Bryant Lamar HINSON


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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 14130253
AGE 23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH 29 december 1920
STATE Clarke County MISSISSIPPI
FAMILY Parent: Henry Bryant & Lucy Ann (Roberson) HINSON
RANK PFC
FONCTION Infantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENT Farmers MI
DATE of ENLISTEMENT 29 août 1942 Camp Shelby MISSISSIPPI
COMPANYCompany I 
REGIMENT506th Parachute Infantry Regiment
DIVISION101st Airborne Division
DATE OF DEATH 6 june 1944hinson bryant tombe
STATUS MIA
PLACE OF DEATH Region Valognes
DATA PLAN

Transport by a Douglas C-47 - type A-70-DL - s/n 42-100733 of 96th Troop Carrier Squadron
440th TCG - 9th AF

Dropping 19 paras 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Cie I) Mission Albany 16 - DZ:D (Angoville-au-Plain)
Lift-off: Exeter, Devon UK

Shot down by flak at 1:40 - 4 paratroopers could only jump from the plane before the crash (2Lt Floyd R Johnston, Pfc Niels Christensen, Pvt Raymond L Crouch, Pvt Leonard S Goodgal)

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY de Colleville

Plan du Normandy American Cemetery

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Crew  Douglas C-47

2nd Lieutenant William H ZEUNER Pilote Dead - Arlington Cem. Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania USA  
2nd Lieutenant Harry N. Jr LUMSDEM CoPilote Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer lumsden harry tombe
S/Sergeant Albert T MARGOTTO Ch/Bombardier Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer margotto albert tombe
Caporal William P BELLINGHAUSEN  Radio Dead - Sacred Heart Cem. Templeton, Iowa USA   
C47 douglas

506th Parachute Infantry Regiment - 101st Airborne Division

PFC Newton P WEATHERSBY Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  weathersby newton tombe
PVT Keith K BRYAN Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am St-James  bryan keith tombe
Sergeant Beverly Jean MANLOVE Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  manlove beverly tombe
PVT George V FERNANDEZ Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  fernandez george tombe
PVT Robert C KINZY Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  kinzy robert tombe
PFC Bryant Lamar HINSON Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  hinson bryant tombe
PFC Harry L Jr BURG Parachutiste Dead - Cim  Am St-James  burg harry tombe
PVT Roy MEZO Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Cambridge UK  
PFC Alvin D POYNTER Parachutiste Dead - Frankfort Cem. Kentucky USA  
PFC Christopher C SMITH Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  smith christopher tombe
PVT Jesse M HAWKINS Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  hawkins jesse tombe
PVT George J KARALUNAS Parachutiste Dead  
Sergeant Victor A TURKOVICH Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  turkovich victor tombe
S/Sergeant James H JAPHET Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  japhet james tombe
PVT Edwin FINDER Parachutiste Dead - Cim Am Cambridge UK  finder edwin tombe
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SOURCES INFORMATIONSwww.ww2-airborne.us


INFORMATION SOURCEAad.archives.gov - Francecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud