Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Smiths in:
 • Sardinia Cemetery (New)
 • Sardinia
 • Erie County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Lieut Henry D. Smith
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 29, 1917
Death: Dec. 19, 1943
Lincoln County
Idaho, USA

***********************************

Second Lieutenant Smith was a crewmember
aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-24E Liberator
#42-7074, serving with the 464th Bomber
Group, 770th Bomber Squadron from Pocatello
Army Air Base.

While on a flight, an engine fire forced a crash
landing at Kimama Butte, Idaho.

All eight crew aboard were killed.
Severe icing was believed to be the cause.

The crew killed:

2nd Lt. Robert C Gitt (pilot)
2nd Lt. Harold B Hood
2nd Lt. Walter C Ives
2nd Lt. Henry D Smith
Sgt. Charles H McLey
Sgt. Robert Russell
Sgt. James W Schindel
Sgt. Sol Buttner


*********************************** 
 
Inscription:
NEW YORK
2 LIEUT. AIR CORPS
 
Burial:
Sardinia Cemetery (New)
Sardinia
Erie County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Tim Cook
Originally Created by: Donna
Record added: Jun 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27779145
Lieut Henry D. Smith
Added by: nmbo
 
Lieut Henry D. Smith
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Phyllis Meyer
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- nmbo
 Added: Nov. 16, 2013

- Donna
 Added: Dec. 25, 2012

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 18, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service