David H "Dave" VANCE

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-720384 (19171077)
AGE27 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1917 IDAHO
STATEUTAH
FAMILYMaried
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONNavigator
JOB before ENLISTEMENTAccountants and auditorsUT
DATE of ENLISTEMENT20 october 1942 Salt Lake City UTAH
SQUADRON326th Bomb Squadron
GROUP92nd Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH13 august 1944vance david h tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHSt-Clair-de-Halouze
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type G-70-BO - s/n 43-37848 JW*S "Scrappy Mike"

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Macr: 8078
Mission: Bombing raid Evreux.
Take Off : Station 109 Podington, Bedfordshire UK

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY de Colleville

Plan du Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D1947
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air Medal + OLCPhoto FDLM
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STORY
 

Crew of B-17 Fortress - type G-70-BO - s/n 43-37848 JW*S

"Scrappy Mike"

2nd Lieutenant Lawrence M "Larry" BRECHBILL Pilot Dead Lake View Cem. Kendallville, Indiana USA * O-761232 - Né en 1916 - INDIANA
2nd Lieutenant Raymond L "Ray" SCHULTZ CoPilot Dead Kossuth Cem n°1, Francis Creek, Wisconsin USA * O-711031 - 19 ans - Né le 05/09/1924 - WISCONSIN
2nd Lieutenant David H "Dave" VANCE Navigator Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - D.19.47 * O-720384 - AM+1/PH - UTAH
1st Lieutenant Thomas Wesley "Tom" CROSBY Bomber Dead White Chapel Mem Gardens, Wichita, Sedgwick Co, Kansas USA *

O-762626 - 21 ans - Né le 20/08/1922 -

Fils de Maragaret Gertrude (Martin) Spurlock - KANSAS 

Déclarer Dead le 14/08/1944

T/Sergeant Frank VONDRICH Radio Dead Inconnu 13185715 - 20 ans - Né le 26/11/1923 - PENNSYLVANIA
S/Sergeant Thomas O "Tom" NICHOLS Gunner Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - C.4.3 * 6556174 - AM/PH - CALIFORNIA
Sergeant Ray E THOMPSON Gunner Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) - B.15.25 * 38456002 - AM/PH - TEXAS
Sergeant Maxwell O "Max" HARTLINE Gunner Prisoner   Inconnu
S/Sergeant James P "Jim" SANDS Gunner Dead Inconnu 35324835 - OKLAHOMA

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42 37848 stele

Plaque tribute to the crew of the B17 at St Clair de Halouze

42 37848 stele 1

SOURCES INFORMATIONS & IMAGES http://www.aerosteles.net/stelefr-stclair-b17

INFORMATION SOURCEFrancecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov - 92ndma.org
PICTURE SOURCEJean Marc SIMON - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud