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Henry Bosworth Darling Jr

Military

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 474FG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) sweep to Dusseldorf in P-38J 44-23573 shot down in melee with Fw190's Koln, Germany 13-Oct-44. Prisoner of War (POW) MACR 9540

Awards: AM (15 OLC), POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Event Location Date
Born Middlesex County, MA 19 October 1916
Lived in Augusta, GA 1941
Enlisted Fort Devens, MA 13 January 1942

Fort Devens Massachusetts

Based Péronne 1944 – 13 October 1944

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 474FG, 9AF USAAF.

Shot down Koln, Germany 13 October 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) sweep to Dusseldorf in P-38J 44-23573 shot down in melee with Fw190's Koln, Germany 13-Oct-44. POW MACR 9540

Prisoner of War (POW) Zagan, Poland 13 October 1944 – May 1945

Prisoner of War (POW). Stalag Luft III.

Died Palo Alto, CA 10 March 1988
Buried Arlington National Cemetery April 1988

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington,
Arlington County, VA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 November 2018 13:43:03 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/38217328
https://www.fold3.com/record/85501447-henry-b-darling
https://www.fold3.com/record/29025780-henry-b-darling
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/101848121/henry-b-darling
https://www.fold3.com/image/312911132?terms=Jr%20Henry%20B%20Darling
https://www.fold3.com/image/312802158?terms=Jr%20Henry%20B%20Darling
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/101848121/henry-b-darling

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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