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Elmer E Slaten

Military

KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Slaten's name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-43480


    Written off after fatal crash on Greenland ice cap on 28 November 1943. All three of the crew, and four passengers, were killed. To excess inventory list Narsarssuak, Greenland 1 December 1945.

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Texas, USA 1941
Died Greenland 28 November 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 13:47:48 Lucy May Changes to service number, biography, events and place associations
Sources

http://abmc.gov/node/542766#.Wo13Yk1LHcs
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56294416/elmer-e-slaten#

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of Eighth and Ninth Air Forces Vol I by Bishop & Hey pp. 389-90

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