Vernon D BARBER

 

barber vernon d
ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-691079
AGE21 yo
DATE OF BIRTH--
STATEDenver COLORADO
FAMILYSon of Estella Hazel BARBER
RANKSecond Lieutenant
FONCTIONCoPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--CO
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
GROUP2nd AAF Ferrying Group
Air Transp Cd
ARMY8th Air Corps
DATE OF DEATH17 february 1944barber vernon d tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHPloubalzanec
DONNEE DE PLAN

B-26 Marauder - type B-50-MA - s/n 42-95942

B26 MARAUDER

Macr: 3065

Mission: St-Mawgan (UK)

Takeoff: Marrakech, Maroc

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
K57
DECORATION
  
usaf 8AIRFORCE
 
 

 

Crew of B-26 Marauder - type B-50-MA - s/n 42-95942

1Lt William R RODDY Pilot Dead Tablets Cim Brit Am St-James
2Lt Vernon D BARBER CoPilot Dead Cim Brit Am St-James
2Lt Henri Caudill BARNETT Navigator Dead Wiggington Cem. London, KENTUCKY
T/Sgt Vincent   HARVEY

Radio Gunner

Dead Tablets Cim Brit Am St-James

MACR Missing Air Crew Reports n°3065.

The Martin B-26B Marauder - # 42-95942 took off at 00:45 of the ground near Marrakech French Morocco.

Fell at sea on its destination to the Royal Air Force Station in Saint Mawgan located in Cornwall.

The B-24 falls at sea off Ploubazlanec for some unknown reason.

The bodies were found in a dinghy on a beach between Paimpol and the tip of Bilfot on February 20, 1944, they will be buried in the western cemetery in St Brieuc.


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