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Carmen J DeCresente

Military

Assigned 815BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Crashed on takeoff in B-17G 44-6184 for St Tropez mission 15-Aug-44 Killed in Action (KIA).

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • Isham Teasley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned 815BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Crashed on takeoff in B-17G 44-6184 for St Tropez mission 15-Aug-44 Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: PH.

Units served with

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 815th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6184

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 26/5/44; Hunter 20/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 815BS/483BG Sterparone 3/7/44; crashed on take off for St Tropez 15/8/44 with Isham Teasley, Netherton, Kramer, Edmonds, Joyner, Faletti, Mitchiner, Sivley, DeCrescente (9 Killed in...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born New York, NY 19 March 1920
Enlisted New York, NY 14 December 1942
Based Sterparone 1944 – 15 August 1944

Assigned 815BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF.

Died Casalnuovo Monterataro, Italy 15 August 1944

Crashed on takeoff in B-17G 44-6184 for St Tropez mission 15-Aug-44 Killed in Action (KIA).

Buried 1946

Re-Interred
Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial

Buried Saint Mary's Cemetery, Troy, NY 1948

Re-Interred
Saint Mary's Cemetery
Troy, Rensselaer County, NY

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2018 16:13:06 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/317521847?terms=Carmen%20J%20DeCrescente
https://www.fold3.com/image/310770942?terms=De%20Crescente
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/99090416/carmen-j.-decrescente

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