Vernon Vance REICH

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER15334887
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1922
STATECroydon, INDIANA
FAMILYSingle
RANKSergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENT-INDIANA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT3 november 1942 Fort Benjamin Harrison INDIANA
SQUADRON642nd Bomb Squadron
GROUP409th Bomb Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944reich vernon v tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHTamerville - 3 km of Valognes
DATA PLAN

Douglas A-20 Havoc - type J-10 - s/n 43-10128

Douglas A 20G Havoc
Macr: 5655
Mission: Valognes
Take Off: Station 165 Little Walden, ESSEX
Shots by flak
Crashes in flames around 13:50
Remains found

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
F2626
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air MedalPhoto FDLM
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Crew of Douglas A-20 Havoc - type J-10 - s/n 43-10128

1st Lieutenant Rex Tremaine WINN Pilot Prisoner O-737921 - Detroit, Michigan USA - Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia
2nd Lieutenant Michael Alexander WALEK Bomber Prisoner O-748135 - Butler, Pennsylvania USA - Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia
S/Sergeant John SHARY Gunner Dead- Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer 6884711 - AM+4 - Pennsylvania USA
Sergeant Vernon Vance REICH Gunner Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer 15334887 - AM/PH - Croydon, Indiana USA
Douglas A 20G Havoc 1

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