Leon J Cole Jr

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Struck ground during strafing run in P-51C 42-103292, regained a little altitude, pouring black smoke from the engine before exploding, KIA. MACR 5572.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 4th Fighter Group 334th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Assigned

Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK 2 June 1944 - 11 June 1944 Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.

Died

Killed in Action (KIA)

50800 Villedieu-les-Poêles, France 11 June 1944 Struck ground during strafing run in P-51C 42-103292, regained a little altitude, pouring black smoke from the engine before exploding, KIA. MACR 5572.
Nashville, Tennessee

Buried

Born

Tennessee, USA

Revisions

Date18 Feb 2015 11:10:33
Sources

Merged duplicate entry to include details from : MACR 5572 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:20
ContributorAAM
Sources

ABMC, MACR 5572 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list