Dean G AITKEN

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER36480191
AGE19 yo
DATE OF BIRTH24 october 1924
STATESparts, ILLINOIS
FAMILYParent: Hughes Emerson & Grace Geraldine (GRAY) AITKEN
RANKSergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--TX
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
SQUADRON705th Bomb Squadron
GROUP446th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH12 june 1944aitken dean g tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBetween Langan and Romillé
DATA PLANB-24 Liberator - type H-20-FO - s/n 42-94859 HN*F "Do Jim Don"

B 24 Liberator

Macr: 5802
Mission: Sector Rennes (35)
Takeoff: station 125 Bungay, Suffolk
Persons who helped escapes:
Leon Bushnell/Leon Brassier (La Mézière)
Maire de l'Huede, Mme Saison
René Pinaut, Mme Petit
Louis Ravalet (Rennes)

Shot by 3 hunters Messerschmitt Me109
At 19,000 feet around 10:20
Flying plane evacuated in flight.
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
M318
DECORATION
Air Medal + 1 OLCPhoto
Purple HeartPhoto
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Crew of B-24 Liberator - type H-20-FO - s/n 42-94859 HN*F 

"Do Jim Don"

1st Lieutenant Wilbur H TURNER Pilot Escaped

O-792356 - AM - 15 missions - Born 27/03/1917 - Columbus, OHIO

Come back UK 04/08/1944

2nd Lieutenant Willard A Jr HILL CoPilot Décédé - Cim Brit Am St-James (50) O-808995 - AM+2 - Toledo, OHIO
Flight/Officer Hyman NUTKIS Navigator Prisonnier - Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang T-123619 - Jersey City, NEW JERSEY
2nd Lieutenant Blaine H BARRITT Bomber Escaped O-703422 - Born 23/07/1916 - Hutchinson, KANSAS - Come back UK 09/08/1944
S/Sergeant Joseph J SABARICH

Mechanic

Gunner

Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James (50)  13022777 - DFC/AM+1/PH - Né en 1922 - Sykesville, PENNSYLVANIA
S/Sergeant Waldo W GLASS Radio Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James (50) 12098859 - AM+1 - Bradford, PENNSYLVANIA
Sergeant Harry Fulton MEEKER Gunner Escaped

39411433 - Born 03/12/1923 - Oroville, CALIFORNIA

Come back UK 05/08/1944

Sergeant A C BROSSETT Gunner Dead - Mulhearn Mem Park Cem., LOUISIANA 38519103 - 21 yo - Born 14/06/1923 - Chickasaw, ALABAMA
Sergeant Dean G AITKEN Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James (50) 36480191 - AM+1/PH - 19 yo - Born 24/09/1924 - Sparts, ILLINOIS
Sergeant John L BOROWSKI Gunner Escaped 36346674 - Born 12/09/1906 - Cicero, ILLINOIS
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INFORMATION SOURCESFrance craches 39-45
PICTURE SOURCEFindagrave.com - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud