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Roy J Shilling

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) C-47B #43-48611 crashed at Pleasis-Gassot, FR for unknown reasons.

2nd Lieutenant Roy J. Shilling was born January 28, 1922. His next of kin were his parents, Fred and Helen Shilling. He was from Meadowlands, Pennsylvania.
On January 18, 1945, he was the pilot of C-47 tail #43-48611 when it crashed on a transport flight near Plessis Gassot, France. His unit was the 321st Transport Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group.
He is buried at the US Military Cemetery at Epinal, France.

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Born Meadowlands, PA 15301, USA 28 January 1922

2nd Lieutenant Roy J. Shilling was born January 28, 1922. His next of kin were his parents, Fred and Helen Shilling. He was from Meadowlands, Pennsylvania.

Died 18 January 1945

On January 18, 1945, he was the pilot of C-47 tail #43-48611 when it crashed on a transport flight near Plessis Gassot, France. His unit was the 321st Transport Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group.

Buried Épinal, France

He is buried at the US Military Cemetery at Epinal, France.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 04:52:51 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Changes to biography, events and unit associations
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Leslie Veit

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