Adrian R LOVING

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERT-122013 (13071312)
AGE34 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1910 CALIFORNIA
STATENomini Grove, VIRGINIA
FAMILYMarried
RANKFlight/Officer
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENTChemists, assayers, and metallurgistsVA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT22 june 1942 Langley Field VIRGINIA
SQUADRON86th Troop Carrier Squadron
GROUP437th Troop Carrier Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944loving adrian r tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLe Pommeret Bois - Vrétot (Bricquebec)
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

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PlotRowGrave
F616
DATA PLAN

CG4 Waco - type A-FO - s/n 43-40197  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.

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DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air MedalPhoto FDLM
usaf9aftroopcarriercommand badge
 
 

Crew of CG4 Waco - type A-FO - s/n 43-40197 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