Roy E RICHARDS

 

richards roy e
ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-732767
AGE25 yo
DATE OF BIRTH

4 august 1918

Red Lake County MINNESOTA

STATEIOWA
FAMILY--
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONNavigator
JOB before ENLISTEMENT-IA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
SQUADRON364th Bomb Squadron
GROUP305th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH17 mai 1943richards roy e tombe 1
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHManor of Kerivalan - Town Brec'h MORBIHAN
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type F-40-BO - s/n 42-5219 WF*H
b17
Macr: 15569
Mission: #58 Base sous-marine Lorient(56)
Take Off: 09h30 Station 105 Chelveston,

NOTHAMPTONSHIRE UK
The plane crashes in two = The front falls behind the manor of Kerivallan and the rear on the land of the farm of Kerbellec
Touched during the outward flight and on the target
The crew evacuates the aircraft

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
C289
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air MeddalPhoto FDLM
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Stele in memory of the crew of B 17

Crew of B-17 Fortress - type F-40-BO - s/n 42-5219 WF*H

2nd Lieutenant Harry W INDIERE Pilot Prisoner - Stalag Luft3 Sagan
1st Lieutenant Joseph B BOYLE CoPilot Prisoner - Stalag Luft3 Sagan
2nd Lieutenant Roy E RICHARDS Navigator Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
2nd Lieutenant James S WILSCHKE Bomber Evadé - Evasion par Pyrénées/Espagne/Gibraltar - Retour UK 18/12/43
T/Sergeant John W McFARLAND Mecano Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
S/Sergeant Robert G NEIL Radio Escaped - Evasion par Pyrénées/Espagne/Gibraltar - Retour UK 18/12/43
S/Sergeant Walter E SCHENK Gunner Dead - St-Matthews Cem. Mount Vernon, Posey Co, INDIANA USA
S/Sergeant Denis T Jr CULLINAN Gunner Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
Sergeant John NORRIS Gunner Dead - Church Hill Cem. Wilkins Township, PENSYLVANIA USA
S/Sergeant Henry A Jr MITCHELL Gunner Dead - Manille (Philippines)
b 17

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net
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