Thomas S SharpMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Image courtesy of Louis M sharp
Lt Thomas S Sharp, McArthur, Ohio graduated in class 43J, US Army Air Corps. He was a P-51B pilot assigned to the 334th FS, 4th FG, Debden AB, UK and was part of ‘Shuttle to Russia’ mission. On a sortie out of Foggia, Italy on 2 July 1944, Tom had difficulty releasing the wing tanks and was killed over Budapest, Hungary.
Killed in Action (KIA), crashed at Budapest in P-51 #42106650, hit by fighters
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Units served with
|McArthur, Ohio||7 June 1920|
|Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK||1 May 1944 - 2 July 1944||Assigned to 336FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.|
|Debden, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11, UK||26 June 1944||Promoted to 1st Lieutenant.|
|Budapest, Hungary||2 July 1944||Last seen while the group was climbing to meet 50-75 inbound German fighters over Budapest. Could not get tanks to drop, was ordered to return to base. He was not heard from again. KIA. MACR 6798.|
|McArthur, OH 45651, USA||Elk Cemetery McArthur, Vinton County Ohio, USA.|
Louis M Sharp, via American Air Museum memory book correspondence.
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