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James E Cook

Military

Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

Service

People

  • Thomas Carter

    Military | Major | Pilot | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Alva Everett

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Jack Lloyd

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Peter Lonchar

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109 crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 44-49245

    B-24 Liberator
    This aircraft was actually a C-109 transport, which crashed when take-off power was lost on 8 January 1945. It narrowly missed Harling Farm in East Harling, Norfolk. All crew lost.

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Albany, GA 19 September 1918
Died 8 January 1945
Buried Albany, GA

Riverside Cemetery
200 Cotton Ave
Albany GA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 13:02:55 usxpat Changes to unit associations
Sources

53rd Troop Carrier Squadron Veterans and Friends
Facebook post, dated 31 July 2019
ancestry.com/headstone application

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2020 15:49:57 usxpat Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

53rd Troop Carrier Squadron Veterans and Friends
Facebook post dated 31 July 2019
findagrave memorial #126880718

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