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Andrew J Barraco

Military

Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697

Awards: AM, PH.

Service

People

  • George Risley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

Aircraft

  • 41-38679

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697

Associated Place

  • Saltby

    Military site : airfield
    Initially a grass airfield satellite to RAF Cottesmore, Saltby opened in August 1941 as the home of No. 14 OTU, but closed for development in August 1943. When allocated to the Ninth Air Force in February 1944, it had three concrete runways, 33 loop...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Bergen County, NJ 1921

Son of Nancy J Barraco.

Enlisted Newark, NJ 1 October 142

Newark, New Jersey

Based Saltby 1944 – 7 June 1944

Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF.

Died 1 mile NE Sebeville, France 7 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. KIA MACR 5697

Buried Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Normandy American Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2019 16:01:50 Al_Skiff Changes to surname, biography, awards, events and place associations
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https://www.fold3.com/record/529911009-andrew-j-barraco
http://www.database-memoire.eu/prive/fr/normandy-tous-soldats/14-collevi...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56642109/andrew-j-barraco

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2019 12:37:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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