Willard A HILL Jr

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-808995 (15130453)
AGE26 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1918
STATEToledo, OHIO
FAMILYMarried
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONCoPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENTAccountants and auditorsOH
DATE of ENLISTEMENT26 may  1942   Cleveland OHIO
SQUADRON705th Bomb Squadron
GROUP446th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH12 june 1944hill willard a jr tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBetween Langan and Romillé
DATA PLAN

B-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

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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 - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEFindagrave.com - Clive TIRLEMONT
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud