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Eugene D Fava

Military

Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42102475. Killed in Action (KIA).

Purple Heart

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-102475

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 1/5/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Wilbur Brean, Navigator: Bob Egan, Bombardier: Bob Kleinder, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt Fancea...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Rochester, New York, USA 1924
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 27 May 1944
Died 27 May 1944
Buried Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot B Row 24 Grave 6

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2019 21:06:20 MorganDar Changes to events
Sources

DGM

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2019 20:57:21 MorganDar Changes to awards
Sources

DGM

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5162 / MACR 5162; Snetterton Falcons, pg 148-149 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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