Charles E. RAY

 

RAY CHARLES E

Pilot Class Book 43-K, Lubbock, Texas. Courtesy of my Fields of Honor Database colleague Ria who indexed this class book

NUMBER OF SERVICEO-808734
AGE21 yo
DATE OF BIRTH4 February 1923
ETATIvesdale, Champaign County, ILLINOIS
FAMILY

Parents: Charles Albert RAY & Catherine A STOUT RAY

Soeur: Anna Pauline RAY RAGLAN

RANKFirst Lieutenant
FONCTIONPilot
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT IL
DATE of ENLISTEMENT 
 SQUADRON390th Fighter Squadron
 GROUP366th Fighter Group
ARMY9th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH27 July 1944ray charles e tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH St.Pierre-du-Mont
DATA PLAN 

P-47 Thunderbolt - type D-20-RE - s/n 42-76423

P 47N Thunderbolt

Macr: 7487

Mission:  Ground troops support

TakeOff Terrain A-1 St-Pierre-du-Mont (14)

During a low altitude attack around 10:20 am, the aircraft hit the ground and then bounced again to hit the ground and crashed

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
J103
DECORATION

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal + OLC

Purple Heart

World War II Victory Medal 

 

dfc

am olc

Photo FDLM

victory medal

usaf 9af 366fg 390fs
STORY
RAY CHARLES E 1
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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOAbmc.gov - Francecrashes39-45.net - Findagrave.com - Francecrashes39-45.net - Clive TIRLEMONT - USAAF Class Book Project ABMC American Cemeteries
PROGRAMMERClive, Frédéric & Renaud