Joseph  Colombus  JOYCE Jr

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICEO-677947 (15170084)
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1921 VIRGINIA
ETAT WEST VIRGINIA
FAMILYMarried
RANKSecond Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT Semiskilled construction machinery operatorsNE
DATE of ENLISTEMENT3 April 1942 Charleston WEST VIRGINIA
 SQUADRON506th Fighter Squadron 
 GROUP 404th Fighter Group
ARMY9th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH9 May 1944ii
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH Campneuseville - Nord Ouest d'AUMALE 
DATA PLAN

 

 P-47 Thunderbolt - type D-4-RA - s/n 42-22770 4K*O

blosville

Macr : 5038

Décollage station 414 Winkton, Hampshire

Shots by flak to 10h40

The device hits the ground and explodes (100% destroyed)

The pilot evacuated the injured plane

Has perhaps succumbed to his injuries

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D839
DECORATION

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal


Photo FDLM

victory medal

usaf 9af 404fighter group 508fighter squadron
STORY
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov - Findagrave.com - Abmc.gov
PROGRAMMERGarrett, Clive, Frédéric & Renaud
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