Marshall H PITTMAN

 

pittman marshall h

Pilot Class book 43-FG,

Eagle Pass Army Flying School, TEXAS.

NUMBER OF SERVICEO-686014
AGE-- yo
DATE OF BIRTH--
ETATTEXAS
FAMILY--
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTION

Pilot

JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT-TX
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
  SQUADRON85th Troop Carrier Squadron
  GROUP437th Troop Carrier Group
ARMYIX Troop Command
DATE OF DEATH27 august 1944pittman marshall h tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH

A-22 C Colleville-sur-Mer

DATA PLAN

Douglas C-47 - type A-90-DL - s/n 43-15655

Possible collision with Lt Wurst C-47 42-100630 who made a forced landing

Based station 469 Ramsbury, Norfolk UK

Departure and Local under reserves waiting for the Accident Report

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
J124
DECORATION

Air Medal 

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal

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Photo FDLM

victory medal

 

usaf 9af troopcarriercommand badge
STORY

 

Killed on an operational mission (KOM) 27-8-1944 as pilot of C-47A / #43-15655 / No MACR.

The aircraft was cleared from T-2 airstrip for a flight from France to Ramsbury in the UK. Mid-air collision with #42-100630. The left engine of 42-100630 knocked off the tail section of 43-15655. 4 KNO. Crashed near Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

 


Crew of Douglas C-47 - type A-90-DL - s/n 43-15655 

2nd Lieutenant Marshall H PITTMAN Pilot Dead
Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - Plan - J.1.24 
O-686014 - AM - TEXAS  
1st Lieutenant Thomas George DOWNS   Dead
Downsville Cem. Pottawattamie Co, IOWA  
O-745648 - 24 ans - Born the  16/10/1919 - Son of Thomas Downs
T/Sergeant Fritz P HRANILOVICH   Dead
Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - Plan - A.16.17
15324657 - OHIO  
Coporal William J BURNS   Dead
Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - Plan - H.5.31
39601453 - MONTANA
C 47 douglas
SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Findagrave.com - 6juin1944.com - USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud