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Capt Louis S Green
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Birth: unknown
Death: Dec. 29, 1943, Wales


Captain Green served with the Army Air Forces
in England.

He was one of eighteen Army personnel killed
(6 crew, 12 passengers) when B-17F
Flying Fortress #42-5791, nicknamed
"Ruthless," of the 95th Bomb Group, 334th
Bomb Squadron, struck a hill, two miles
southwest of Newmarket, Wales, United Kingdom.

The bomber had departed for an "R&R" flight
to Scotland.

Flying through heavy cloud cover and in
freezing fog, the navigator relied on maps,
and when the pilot thought they had reached
the coast, descended out of the clouds but
they were off course by four miles and still
over mountainous terrain.

Service members who perished were:

Alden R Witt
William J Gaffney
Alan S Grant
Howard J Leddy
Kingsley F Spitzer
Wendell Verbulecz


Arvid S Dahl
Louis S Green
Louis G Reno
Robert N Moon
Roy D Baughman
Dewey J Cox
Raymond A Loija
Harry A Shade
Eugene Downey
James W Leithead
Linuc C Thomas
Andrew J Mullavey

Note: Entered the service from New York; ASN O-661620
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Fulton County
New York, USA
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jul 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113296488
Capt Louis S Green
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