David Lyman Ceely

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 30976 - SSGT David L. Ceely Tail Gunner Kenneth Eccleston Crew KIA 20 December 1943

Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-17 #4231084. Killed in Action (KIA).

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-794648
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 561st Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Queens, NY, USA

Enlisted

Newark, NJ, USA 1942-10-03

Died

Bremen-Vegesack, Bremen, Germany 1943-12-20 Shot down by intense flak over target. The plane was last seen going down on fire, with it's bomb bay doors still open. Ceely was KIA

Buried

Tablets of The Missing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial • Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England

Other

388th BG Combat Tour

Knettishall, Diss IP22 2TH, UK 1943-07-17 - 1943-12-20

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:07:05
ContributorAAM
Sources

ABMC; MACR 3154 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3154 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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