James C PERRY


"Papy"

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER0-662822
AGE28 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1915 TEXAS
STATEHunt County TEXAS
FAMILYDivorced
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB before ENLISTEMENTClerk, General OfficeTX
DATE of ENLISTEMENT19 December 1941 Cadet dans US Air Force Dallas TEXAS
SQUADRON366th Bomber Squadron
GROUP305th Bomber Group Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH27 May 1943
(May 29, 1943 for the American Administration)
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STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHSector St Nazaire
DATA PLAN

B 17 F - 70 - BO codé KY - G

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Matricule 42-29792 - leader of the group
Basé à Chelveston NORTHAMPTONSHIRE -UK- Station 105
Mission: Attack of the submarine base at St Nazaire
Mission N°61 - Heure du bombardement : 17 h 07
Shot by flak

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
L162
DECORATION
Air MedalPhoto FDLM
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
 

 

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STORY
 

Crew of B 17 F - N°42-29792

Lt James C PERRY - Pilote

BRITTANY L-16-2 perry james tombe 

Lt Robert S RODDY - CoPilot

Rose Hill Cemetery Bells TEXAS
Lt Herbert P KORENKO - Bomber BRITTANY N-2-10 korenko herbert tombe

Lt Russell B ROSE - Navigator

Dead
S/Sgt John R GEMMEL - Gunner BRITTANY O-5-5 gemmel john tombe

Sgt Michael MACINSKY - Gunner

NEUPRE C-25-13

Sgt Ralph A VITELLO - Gunner

BRITTANY A-1-12 vitello ralph tombe 

Raymond H ALLABY - Gunner

Prisoner - Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow
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Stele in memory of the crew of the B17

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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOMonty Mc DANIEL - Clive TIRLEMONT - Aad.archives.gov
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud