William  G  LYONS

 

lyons william G color
NUMBER OF SERVICEO-697885
AGE20 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1924 Newark,  Essex County
ETATNEW JERSEY
FAMILY--
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONNavigator
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT--NJ
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
 SQUADRON50th Troop Carrier Squadron 
 GROUP314th Troop Carrier Group
ARMY9th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH7 june 1944lyons william g tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHTurqueville - 3 Km de Ste-Mère-Eglise
DATA PLAN

Douglas C-47 - type A - s/n 42-93065

C 47 douglas
Macr: 5698 
Mission: Parachute replenishment on Ste-Mère-Eglise
Detachment Station 538 Saltby, Leicestershire UK - Crash observed by Capt Merril E. Smith of C-47 43-15214
Shot by the flak at 6:18 am after dropping all the containers

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
G2033
DECORATION

Air Medal

Purple Heart

am

Photo FDLM

 

usaf  9af  troopcarriercommand badge
 
 

Crew of Douglas C-47 - type A - s/n 42-93065 


Captain

Howard W.

SASS

Pilot

Dead

O-729246 - Bristolville, Ohio
2nd Lieutenant
Llyod P. MENEES

CoPilot Dead- Cim Am de Colleville - C  11  4 O-700307 - Anna, Illinois

2nd Lieutenant
William G. LYONS
Navigator

Dead- Cim Am de Colleville - G  20  33

O-697885 - Newark, New Jersey

S/Sergeant
Edward Jr  DALEY
Ch/Eq

Dead- Cim Am de Colleville -  E  28  23

31149309 - Centerdale, Long Island

S/Sergeant
Mitchell W. BACON
Radio

Dead- Cim Am de Colleville - F  11  43

35431625 - Charleston, West Virginia
 C47 douglas

SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOUSAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries. - Clive TIRLEMONT - Aad.archives.gov - Valentin GASCHER
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud