Claude B KEYES

 

keyes claude b
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER34188494
AGE29 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1915 Rose Hill, Lee County, VIRGINIA
STATE--
FAMILYParents: Dailey Shackelford & Daniel Sheffey KEYES
Siblings: Otis Ray, Curtis Hayward, Veda Delora, Lester, Patty Margorine
Half Brother & Half Sister: Evelyn, Virginia Lee & Charles E
RANKPfc
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENT-TN
DATE of ENLISTEMENT13 february 1942 Fort Oglethorpe GEORGIA
REGIMENT507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
DIVISION82nd Airborne Division
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944keyes claude b tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH

Wood edge of the Roquette

Town of Tamerville (2,3 km NE) - Valognes

DATA PLANDouglas C-47 - type A-5-DK - s/n 42-92415 J7*P Chalk #18
Macr: 8879
Mission: Largage de paras du 507e PIR - Mission Boston #26 - DZ T (Amfreville)
Take off: Station 488 Fulbeck, LINCOLNSHIRE UK avec 16 paras de 507e PIR
Shots by flak at 02h42
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
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DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
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Crew of C47 Douglas

airborne troop carrier  442nd Troop Carried Group /303rd TCS  /9th TCC  

2nd Lieutenant John Jacob PRINCE Pilot Escape O-696801 - born the 27/05/1921 - Cherokee, IOWA
Flight/Officer Joseph Kahn LOEB CoPilot Escape - Return unit 21/06/1944 T-001349 (O-1996133) - AM - born the 14/10/1920 
T/Sergeant Francis Hugo SCHULTZ Mecanicien Prisoner 32093342 - NEW YORK - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
Sergeant Ralph Earnest CHARLTON Radio Escape - Return unit 21/06/1944 35216327 - AM - born the 04/10/1917 - Dayton, OHIO

Passager of C47 - 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment - 82nd Airborne Division

S/Sergeant Carl H YARRINGTON Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer UTAH
Cpl Joseph J VAVRO Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Passager 7/6 - Stalag 3C Alt Drewitz Brandenburg, Prussia 52-14 PENNSYLVANIA
Pvt William J WILBERT Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13 NEW YORK
Pvt George POPIVCHAK Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Dead - St-Peter & Paul Ukrainian Cem Heidelberg,

PENNSYLVANIA

24 ans (22/2/1920)
Pvt Clarence Mc GLOTHREN Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Escape  
Pvt Lewis E STROUD Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Escape  
Pvt Nathan D CORLEY Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  PH - TEXAS
Pvt Hobert CONGER Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13  ILLINOIS
Cpl Grady C BRAGG Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Escape  
Pfc Jesse A ATKINSON Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13 NORTH CAROLINA
Pfc Claude B KEYES Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer PH - TENNESSEE
Pfc John PETRULLO Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13 PENNSYLVANIA
Pfc Ted R WILLIAMS Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13 NORTH CAROLINA
Pvt Willard R TRIVETT Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13 NORTH CAROLINA
Pvt Anthony S LEPTUCK Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Prisoner - Stalag 4F + Work Camps Hartmannsdorf-Chemnitz Saxony 51-12 PENNSYLVANIA
Sergeant Stanley J MELNICK Passager 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Escape  
C47 douglas

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCE6juin1944.com - Findagrave.com
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud