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A hand-lettered remembrance, inside the Parish Church of South Cove. It is incorrect, in that there are now only two crewmembers buried at Cambridge. The remainder have been repatriated.

Connections

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Leon Gray

    Military | Corporal
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence Church,...

  • Haig Horasanian

    Military | Second Lieutenant
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

  • Edward Johnson

    Military | Corporal | Gunner
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

  • Oliver Jones

    Military | Sergeant
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

  • Jay Martin

    Military | Corporal
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

  • Wade Pitt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Wade died in a crash during take off in a B-24 on his third mission in March 1945. ...

  • Ray Stone

    Military | Sergeant
    Killed when B-24J #42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

  • Marvin Tucker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

  • Farris Williams

    Military | Corporal
    Killed when B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence, with...

Aircraft

  • 42-51241

    B-24 Liberator
    B24J 42-51241 was apparently caught in propwash, and was thrown over on its back on the way back from mission 920. The crew did not have time to escape the aircraft before it started to break up, and it crashed close to St Lawrence's church, South Cove...

Locations

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2015 16:05:03 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 15 September 2012, Gary Atkins

Date Contributor Update
29 April 2015 16:05:03 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 15 September 2012, Gary Atkins

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