Charles R. ELYEA

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER37550129
AGE21 yo
DATE OF BIRTHMar. 9, 1923 Highmore Hyde County SOUTH DAKOTA
STATESOUTH DAKOTA
FAMILYParent : Catherine M ELYEA
Sister: Marie L. PAINE
RANKStaff Sergeant
FONCTIONRadio / Gunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--SD
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
SQUADRON584th Bomber Squadron
GROUP394th Bomber Group, Medium
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATHOct. 8, 1944elyea charles r tombe 1
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHCoinces - ORLÉANS
DATA PLANB-26 Marauder - type G-1-MA - s/n 43-34141 K5*H
B26 MARAUDER
Mission: Arhweiler (All)
Takeoff: Ground A-50 Orléans-Bricy (45)
Collision with the B-26 42-96271 piloted by 2Lt Roepke of the 584th Bomber Squadron
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
P24
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf ClustersPhoto FDLM
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Crew of B-26 Marauder - type G-1-MA - s/n 43-34141 K5*H

2nd Lieutenant Charles A Kemnitz Pilot dead Cim Am Epinal (88) - ILLINOIS
2nd Lieutenant Harvey E BLACHER CoPilote dead - Kesser Israel Cem. Hampden Co, MASSACHUSETTS
2nd Lieutenant Donald A "Alf" LUNDELL B/Navigateur dead - Allegheny County Mem. Allison Park, PENNSYLVANIA
Sergeant Pinkram Jr FULTZ Mecanicien/Gunner dead - Resthaven Cem. Keith, Harlan Co, KENTUCKY
S/Sergeant Charles R ELYEA Radio/Gunner dead - Cim Brit Am St-James - SOUTH DAKOTA
Sergeant Clement P Eckes Gunner dead - Gate of Heaven Cem. Marshfield, Wood Co, WISCONSIN
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INFORMATION SOURCE & PICTUREFrancecrashes39-45.net - Findagrave.com - Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial of Saint James (Unofficial)
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud