Walter  E  TAYLOR

 

TAYLOR Walter E
NUMBER OF SERVICE38203684
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1921
ETATTEXAS
FAMILYSingle
RANKTech Sergeant
FONCTIONGunner
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTAttendants, recreation and amusementTX
DATE of ENLISTEMENT15 july 1942 Houston TEXAS
 SQUADRON566th Bomber Squadron
 GROUP389th Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH5 december 1943taylor walter e tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLa Croix - St-Brevin-les-Pins
DATA PLAN

 B-24 Liberator - type D-90-CO - s/n 42-40738 RR*J "The Oklahoman"

b24
Class: 2351
Mission: Cognac (16)
Takeoff Station 114 Hetel, Norfolk UK
Monument on the seafront
Shot down by flak at 12:08 - Exlosion in flight

COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Communal Cemetery of Pont du Cens in Nantes

The Germans buried him with his comrades in the cemetery of the Pont du Cens in Nantes.

On March 15, 1945 he was transferred to St James.

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
O32
DECORATION

Distinguished Flying Cross

Air Medal + OLC 

Purple Heart

dfc

am olc

Photo FDLM

usaf 8AIRFORCE 389bg 566bs
STORY

MARZOLF Martin E

Photo  Lieutenant John C. Jr. MARTIN and  B 24

 

Crew of  B-24 Liberator - type D-90-CO - s/n 42-40738 RR*J

"The Oklahoman"

1st Lieutenant Harley B MASON Pilot Prisonner  Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang O-675259 - CALIFORNIA 
Flight/Officer Thomas C BAUM CoPilot Dead Gettysburg Nat Cem. PENNSYLVANIA 

T-60661 - 23 yo

Phoenixville, PENNSYLVANIA

1st Lieutenant James F NOLAN Navigator Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  O-796583 - DFC/AM/PH - NEW YORK
M/Sergeant Edward LESNAK Bomber Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  13012429 - AM/PH - PENNSYLVANIA
T/Sergeant Robert W Mc NAIR Radio Dead Cim Brit Am St-James 12075494 - DFC/AM+1 - NEW YORK
T/Sergeant Walter E TAYLOR Sergeant Dead Cim Brit Am St-James  38203684 - DFC/AM+1/PH - TEXAS
S/Sergeant Doyle L KIRKLAND Sergeant Dead

Huntington Cem. Angelina Co, TEXAS

18117731 - DFC/AM+1/PH - 20 yo

Huntington, TEXAS

Son of Andrew Jackson et Blanche (Knight) Kirkland

T/Sergeant Rudolph O ANCHONDO Sergeant Dead Cim Brit Am St-James 19067148 - DFC/AM+3/PH - CALIFORNIA
S/Sergeant Martin E  MARZOLF Sergeant Dead Cim Brit Am St-James 19062460 - AM/PH - CALIFORNIA
S/Sergeant Lester T WARD Sergeant Dead Oakdale Cem. Allegheny Co, PENNSYLVANIA

33293429 - 26 yo  Allegheny Co, PENNSYLVANIA 

Son of  Clara Mae (Phelps) Ward


b24

MARZOLF Martin E stele 1

Stele in memory

SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTO

History of B 24 "The Oklahoman"

Chemin-memoire39-45paysderetz.e-monsite.com

 

B24bestweb.com


SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrancecrashes39-45.net - Facebook.com/brittanyamericancemeteryandmemorial - Clive TRLEMONT - findagrave.com - Aad.archives.gov
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud