Harry Young Aldridge

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 30444 - Harry Young Aldridge Inglewood Cemetery, CA

Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Plantlunne aerodrome in P-47D 42-76268, hit by flak, A/C abandoned Almelo when oil pressure hit zero. Crashed near Oldenzaal. Parachute failed to open. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 7512.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Unit: 353rd Fighter Group 350th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

California, USA 1920-08-09

Died

Oldenzaal, Netherlands 1944-08-04 Failed to Return (FTR) dive bombing mission to Plantlunne aerodrome in P-47D 42-76268, hit by flak, A/C abandoned Almelo when oil pressure hit zero. Crashed near Oldenzaal. Parachute failed to open. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 7512.

Buried

Inglewood, CA, USA Inglewood Park Cemetery Inglewood Los Angeles County California, USA.

Other

Assigned

Raydon, Ipswich, Suffolk IP7, UK 1944-06-24 - 1944-08-04 Assigned to 350FS, 353FG, 8AF USAAF.
Santa Ana, CA, USA

Enlisted

Los Angeles, CA, USA 1942-08-05

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:12:30
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7512 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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