Roy H MEYER

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER18192313
AGE26 yo
DATE OF BIRTH9 october 1918
STATEOrlando - OKLAHOMA
FAMILYSon of Mr Henry A MEYER

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RANKS/Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled machine shop and related occupationsOK
DATE of ENLISTEMENT29 october 1942 Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA
 SQUADRON573rd Bomber Squadron
 GROUP391st Bomber Group
ARMY9th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH25 august 1944meyer roy h grave
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHTrieux -  LEZARDRIEUX
DATA PLAN

B-26 Marauder - type B-45-MA - s/n 42-95802 T6*P "Skeeter" 

B26 1

Macr: 8058

Take off: Station 166 Matching Green, ESSEX

Lack of fuel

Collision with B-26 42-95797 around 16h20

A single parachute evacuation at 500 feet

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
J136
DECORATION
Air Medal - 11 Oak Leaf Clustersam11olc
 

 

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STORY

 

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In memory of the crew of the American bomber B-26 Marauder No. 42-95802 T6-P code of the United States Army Air Force fallen at the mouth of the Trieux on August 25, 1944 returning from a mission on Brest .

At the port of Loguivy-de-la-Mer

42 95802 stele 42 95802 stele1 42 95802 stele2

 B-26 Marauder - type B-45-MA - s/n 42-95802 T6P "Skeeter"

Captain David H THORN Pilot Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

O-793198 - DFC AM+9/PH

Spouse of Mrs Betty Jane Thorn, Myrtle Beach, SOUTH CAROLINA

1st Lieutenant Arthur LTHOMAS CoPilot Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

O-693957 - AM+11/PH

Son of Mrs Mildred T Brown, Little Rock, ARKANSAS

1st Lieutenant Russell J CALVERT Navigator Escape

O-798744 - Blessé - Récupéré par un pêcheur

Son of  Mrs Bessie L Calvert, Rapid City, SOUTH DAKOTA

Dead in 1976 in Corée

1st Lieutenant William H PARKS Bomber Dead - Body repatriated to the USA

O-673256 - Fils de Mrs Minnie Parks, Houston, TEXAS

Originally buried in Jersey on 30/09/1944

T/Sergeant Edward J ANNETTE Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

32304424 - AM+8/PH

Son of  Mrs Francis Annette, Jersey City, NEW JERSEY

S/Sergeant Omer L EVANS Gunner Dead - Rosebank Cem. Mulberry, KANSAS

39283167 - 21 ans - Né le 31/01/1923

Spouse of  Mrs Betty J Evans, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

S/Sergeant Carl E NORLAND Gunner

Dead

Fort Snelling Nat Cem Minneapolis, MINNESOTA

32251657 - 24 ans - né le 29/12/1919

Spouse of Mrs Maxine E Norland, Duncansville, PENNSYLVANIA

S/Sergeant Roy H MEYER Gunner Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James  

18192313 - AM+11

Son of  Mr Henry A Meyer, Orlando - OKLAHOMA

 42 95802 equipage

B26 MARAUDER B26 2

 


SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOHoward WARD - Aerosteles.net - Francecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov - Findagrave.com -  JF PELLOUAIS - Clive TIRLEMONT
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud