Joseph Paul BOVA

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-703846
AGE-- yo
DATE OF BIRTH--
STATENEW YORK
FAMILY--
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONNavigator
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--NY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
SQUADRON850th Bomb Squadron
GROUP801st Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH19 june 1944bova joseph p tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLe Pressoir - Ferrières-en-Gâtinais
DATA PLAN

B-24 Liberator - type H-25-DT - s/n 42-51124

B24 93BG
Macr: 5911
Mission: The scrub Dropping ammunition Collumeaux
Take-Off: 23h06 18 june from Harrington (UK)
Crash at 00:30

CEMETERY

COMMUNAL CEMETERY Ferrières-en-Gâtinais

History of Cemeteries Temporary Americans

BRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
B1313
DECORATION
Purple HeartPurple Heart
usaf 8AIRFORCE 801bg 
 STORY
He was originally assigned to the 490th Bomb Group 850th Bomb Squadron

B-24 Liberator - type H-25-DT - s/n 42-51124

1st Lieutenant John Robert Mc NIEL Pilot Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James
2nd Lieutenant Glen Oris THOMPSON Co-Pilot Dead
2nd Lieutenant Joseph Paul BOVA Navigator Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James
2nd Lieutenant Robert Francis SIEBERT Bomber Dead - Jeannette Mem Cim USA
T/Sergeant Jerome Joseph HUMMEL Radio Dead - Cim Am Epinal
S/Sergeant Fred Hazen LOWERY Mecanic/Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James
S/Sergeant Fred MONICO Gunner Dead - Cim Long Island
S/Sergeant Henry Herbert RICARD Disp Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James
b24  42 51124 equipage
42 51124 steleMemorial Crasch B24

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud