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Marcel DuPont

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • 386th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

  • Azeville

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Hampshire, USA 1920
Enlisted Manchester, NH, USA 25 March 1941
Died 27130 Verneuil-sur-Avre, France 27 June 1944

Shot Down - KIA

Buried 1945

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: B Row 23 Grave 39

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2016 04:02:01 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks - Barnes/Crump/Rutherford - page 25
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=dupont&GSfn=marcel...

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