William Thomas Mc CABE

 

McCABE William T
NUMBER OF SERVICET-121259
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH4 February 1922 Dothan Houston County ALABAMA
ETATCarliste PENNSYLVANIA 
FAMILY

Parents: Joseph Allen & Margaret Mc CABE

RANKFlight Officier 
FONCTIONGlider Pilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT PA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT22 June 1942
 SQUADRON 78th Troop Carrier Squadron
 GROUP435th Troop Carrier Group
ARMYUS Air Force 
DATE OF DEATH6 June 1944mccabe william t tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH 
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D943
DECORATION

Air Medal

Purple Heart

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Photo FDLM

 

 

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STORY

His father Joseph Mc CABE was a master in the army of salvation.

William lost his father in 1928 and lost his brother Charles who was 8 years old.

The 435th Troop Carrier Group was to transport the 320th Glider Field Artillery Battalion, unit attached to the 82nd Airbone Division.

The 435th consisted of 12 Waco CG-4A gliders and 38 Horsa gliders.
McCABE William T famille McCABE William T tombe 1
McCABE William T presseMcCABE William T 1
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFindagrave.com - Clive TIRLEMONT
PROGRAMMERGarrett, Clive, Frédéric & Renaud