William W NICOLL

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-680689
AGE25 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1919
STATEPolk County FLORIDA
FAMILYSingle
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENTActorFL
DATE of ENLISTEMENT25 november 1940 Lakeland FLORIDA
SQUADRON406th Bomb Squadron
GROUP801st Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH5 april 1944nicoll william w tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLes Hairies - Commune Truttemer-le-Grand - VIRE
DATA PLAN

B-24 Liberator - type D-35-CO - s/n 42-72870

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Macr: 3568
Mission: SOE : Ammunition dropping - Op Stationer57
Take off 22h01 5 station 179 Harrington, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Defeated by the flak of Bernieres-le-Patry (14) at 23:23
Falling in flames

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

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PlotRowGrave
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Stele in memory of the crew
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Crew of B-24 Liberator - type D-35-CO - s/n 42-72870

2nd Lieutenant William W NICOLL Pilot Dead - Cim Brit Am St-James
2nd Lieutenant Adolph W KALBFLEISCH CoPilot Escaped - Jeannette, PENNSYLVANIA
2nd Lieutenant Thomas F DAVIS Bomber

Dead - Zachary Taylor Nat Cem Louisville, KENTUCKY

Ejected from the plane, remains hung by his parachute in a tree and completed with revolver shots

2nd Lieutenant William G HARRIS Navigator Dead - Memphis Nat Cem. Memphis, Tennessee - 28 yo - Shelby, TENNESSEE
S/Sergeant Richard C BINDEL Mechanic Dead - Zachary Taylor Nat Cem Louisville, Kentucky - Kentucky - PH - Nemaha, KYoAS
S/Sergeant Warren A BREWER Radio Dead - Zachary Taylor Nat Cem Louisville, Kentucky - Kentucky - PH - 20 Yo - PH - Greenville, SOUTH CAROLINA
S/Sergeant Ralph L KITTRELL Gunner Dead - Pierce Brothers Santa Paula Cem. California - 20 Yo - Né le 02/06/1923 - Ventura, CALIFORNIA
S/Sergeant Joseph E PORTER Disp Escaped - 29 yo - Carthage, INDIANA
B24 36bs

INFORMATION SOURCES Francecrashes39-45.net - Aad.archives.gov
PICTURE SOURCEClive TIRLEMONT - JF PELLOUAIS
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud