William  Thomas  WARREN Jr

 

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Pilot Class Book 43-F, Blackland AAF Texas. 

NUMBER OF SERVICEO-684092 (15067327)
AGE26 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1918
ETATLouisville, KENTUCKY
FAMILYSingle
RANKFirst Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehiclesKY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT30 july 1941 Fort Thomas Newport KENTUCKY
 SQUADRON560th Bomb Squadron 
 GROUP388th Bomb Group
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH25 may 1944warren william t tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHCampneuseville - Poix-de-Picardie
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type G-35-DL - s/n 42-107017 *A

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Macr: 5262 
Mission: Liège (Belg)

Take-off 05:30 station 136 Knettishall, Suffolk UK - Persons assisting escapes: Ms. René Dumont, Roger Messier,  Mr. Gorin, Rene Descroix / Eugene Nolent.

Shot by flak

Airplane on fire, 2 HS engines, evacuated 20000 feet - Explosion in flight - 08:12

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
A2039
DECORATION

Air Medal + 2 OLC

Purple Heart

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Photo FDLM

 

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Equipage du B-17 Fortress - type G-35-DL - s/n 42-107017 *A

1st Lieutenant William Thomas Jr WARREN Pilot Dead - Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  O-684092 - AM+2 - Columbus, OHIO
1st Lieutenant Charles Nichol HILDEBRANDT CoPilot Escaped

O-361178 - AM+1 (16 missions) - Born to 16/10/1916 - Canoga Park, CALIFORNIA

Stayed in France until the Liberation

Retour UK 08/09/1944 

2nd Lieutenant Eugene Lester McCLELLAN Navigator  Prisoner Milwaukee, WISCONSIN - Camp inconnuw
2nd Lieutenant Jerome Hubert FONTAINE Bomber Dead -Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer 
AM+2/PH - Minneapolis, MINNESOTA
T/Sergeant Harold Powell SMITH Radio/Gunner  Escaped

AM (18 missions) - Né le 15/05/1923 - Williamson, WEST VIRGINIA 

Arises in Charny, Cne de Morvillers-St-Saturnin(80) -

Stayed in France until the Liberation - UK Return 08/09/1944

T/Sergeant Oakley Alphonso ANDERSON Mechanic/Gunner Prisoner Asheville, NORTH CAROLINA - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
S/Sergeant Russell Ray FIELD Gunner Prisoner Independance, MISSOURI - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
S/Sergeant Sterly Goldon Jr CLAYTON Gunner Prisoner Dormont, PENNSYLVANIA  - Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia Bavaria
S/Sergeant Clarence Ford PEATROSS Gunner Prisoner High Point, North CAROLINA - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
S/Sergeant Arthur Irvin LUCKANISH Gunner Prisoner Wilmington, DELAWARE - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries - Findagrave.com - Aad.archives.gov - Jean-Pierre VAGNER
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud