Victor H. DURLEY

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICEO-723323
AGE-- yo
DATE OF BIRTH 
ETATVentura CALIFORNIA
FAMILYSon of  Mr Lyle H DURLEY 
RANKSecond Lieutenant 
FONCTION Navigator
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT CA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT 
 SQUADRON835th Bomber Squadron
 GROUP486th Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH5 September 1944durley victor h tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBrest
DATA PLAN 

B-17 Fortress - type G-75-BO - s/n 43-37949 H8*B

"Nobody Getszit"

b17  

Macr: 8460

Mission: Brest

Take off Station 174 Sudbury , Suffolk UK

Crash observed by 1Lt Stuart, 2Lt Eakin and 2Lt Stroebe

Collision in flight with the B-17 43-37875

Aircraft partially evacuated at 17:15

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
K818
DECORATION

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal

 

Photo FDLM

victory medal

 

usaf  8air force  486bgh 835bs
STORY
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Crew of B-17 Fortress - type G-75-BO - s/n 43-37949 H8*B 

 

2nd Lieutenant Arthur A EACHEN Pilot Dead Jefferson Barracks Nat Cem. St-Louis, MISSOURI O-819775 - born in 1920 - PH - son of  Mr Thiel H Eachen, Bruce, SOUTH DAKOTA
2nd Lieutenant Edgar E Jr BERRY CoPilot Dead Jefferson Barracks Nat Cem. St-Louis, MISSOURI O-714619 - PH - son of  Mr Edgar E Berry Sr, Little Rock, ARKANSAS - Déclaré décédé le 11/09/1944 (www.findagrave.com)
2nd Lieutenant Victor H. DURLEY Navigator Dead Cim Brit Am St-James O-723323 - PH -  son of  Mr Lyle H Durley, Ventura, CALIFORNIA
2nd Lieutenant Robert H. PETRY Bomber Dead Cim Brit Am St-James O-708098 - PH - son of  Mr Henry J petry, WISCONSIN
S/Sergeant Francis C. PITMAN Mechanic Dead Cim Brit Am St-James 39296008 - PH - born in 1912 - Epoux de Mrs Mary E Pitman, Essendide, CALIFORNIA
S/Sergeant Clayton C REITER Radio Dead Jefferson Barracks Nat Cem. St-Louis, MISSOURI 35553778 - PH - born in 1912 - Epoux de Mrs Kathryn S Reiter, Fremont, OHIO
Sergeant James E JENT Gunner Recovered   37540293 - Fils de Mrs Rosalie Jent, Hewins, KANSAS
Sergeant Edward M LONG Gunner Dead Inconnu 15108014 - PH - Fils de Mrs Elisabeth, Indianapolis, INDIANA
Sergeant Harold W. LIGHT Gunner Dead Cim Brit Am St-James 33504713 - PH - 20 ans - born the 11/06/1924 - son of  Mrs Esther A Light, Lebanon, PENNSYLVANIA - Déclaré décédé le 11/09/1944 (www.findagrave.com)
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Findagrave.com - Abmc.gov - Facebook.com - USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries - Frédéric LAVERNHE
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