1921

 

Edwin G. INSLEY

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE33064534
AGE25 yo
DATE OF BIRTH19 Janvier 1919
ETATBaltimore City MARYLAND
FAMILY

Single

RANKTech Sergeant
FONCTIONBomber
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT SalespersonsMD
DATE of ENLISTEMENT20 November 1941 
  SQUADRON575th Bomber Squadron
  GROUP391st Bomber Group, Medium
ARMY9th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH5 July 1944insley edwin g mur
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHForest - North of DREUX
DATA PLAN

B-26 Marauder - type C-45-MO - s/n 42-107811 O8*V

"Lady Godiva"

B26 MARAUDER

Macr: 6360

Mission: 108 - Senonches (28)

 Takeoff Station 166 Matching Green, Essex UK

Crash observed by T / Sgt William Matis

Shot by the flak around 10:30

Plane broken in half, partially evacuated at 8500 feet, the others did not have time to find their parachute

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
Wall of Missing
DECORATION

Air Medal + 7 OLC

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal 

am 7olc

Photo FDLM

victory medal

usaf 9af 391bg 575bs
STORY
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Crew of B-26 Marauder - type C-45-MO - s/n 42-107811 O8*V

"Lady Godiva"

 

1st Lieutenant Michael Robert PETRICH Pilot Prisoner One of the 168 Allied airmen deported to Buchenwald on 15/08/1944 and sent to Stalag Luft III of Sagan  O-684039 - Son of Anne Petrich, Long Beach, CALIFORNIA   - Initially escaped and arrested in Paris victim of Jacques Desoubrie - Interned in Fresnes (94) - 
2nd Lieutenant Robert R SULLIVAN CoPilot Dead  O-669809 - Son of Leon B. Sullivan, Industry, ILLINOIS  Evacuated but seriously injured while descending
T/Sergeant Edwin  G  INSLEY Bomber Dead MIA - Tablets Cim Brit Am St-James  33064534 - AM+6/PH - 25 ans  - Son of Nina W Insley, Baltimore, MARYLAND 
S/Sergeant Bryan B AMBROSE Mechanic Dead  34240010 - Son of Mrs Edward C. Ambrose Sr, Miami, FLORIDA
T/Sergeant Ernest  MARTEL Radio/Gunner Dead Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer  31150127 - AM+7/PH - Son of Ralph Martel, Saco, MAINE 
S/Sergeant Robert Reginald READ Gunner Prisoner Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow  32058677 -Husband of Marjorie V Read, Roselle, NJ
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Abmc.gov - Findagrave.com -  Cyrille MARIE - Aad.archives.gov
PROGRAMMERClive, Frédéric & Renaud