Donald T "Don" NEWCOMBE

newcombe don
ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-679925
AGE23 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1921
STATEPontiac, MICHIGAN
FAMILYParent: Thomas & Gladys NEWCOMBE
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENTPaymasters, payroll clerks, and timekeepersMICHIGAN
DATE of ENLISTEMENT11 may 1942 Detroit MICHIGAN
SQUADRON386th Fighter Squadron
GROUP365th Fighter Group
ARMY

IXth Tactical Air Command

9th Air Force

DATE OF DEATH11 july 1944newcombe don tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHTown of Trois-Monts - 16 km from Caen
DATA PLANP-47 Thunderbolt - type D-10 - s/n 42-75194
P 47N Thunderbolt
Mission: Bombing and strafing on SE Bayeux
Take Off Site A-7 Azeville (50)
Shot at 11:54
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D64
DECORATION
Distinguished Flying Crossdfc
Air Medal + 7 OLCPhoto FDLM
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Stele in memory of the 1st Lieutenant NEWCOMBE in Trois-Monts

NEWCOMBE stele troismonts

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INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE - Aerosteles.net - Hellhawks.org
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud