|Death: ||Jul. 10, 1944|
Winfield was the son of George and Leila Malone. He enlisted on March 18, 1942 at MacDill Field in Florida, he was an Architect in civilian life.
On July 10, 1944, in thick fog a military plane, a Noorduyn C-64A Norseman, (a Canadian design built under license by the Americans) was heading for Zeals Airfield carrying American airmen, they were to deliver a tire and wheel for a Lockheed Hudson which was damaged earlier at Preston, Scotland. The pilot requested permission to land at Zeals. Flying Control refused permission because of the bad weather conditions and shortly after the airplane struck the pinnacle of King Alfred's Tower, (the tower is located on the hill just north of the airfield). the plane crashed on Hillcombe Farm, South Brewham, killing the pilot 1st Lt Wilfred Malone 325th Ferrying Sqn, F/Engineer M/Sgt Loyd F Cheek 320th Transport Sqn, Cpl Henry A Mazzie (possibly Mazzei) of 320th.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
325th Ferry Squadron, 31st Air Transport Group Service # O-797861
Note: Entered the service from Florida.
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
South Cambridgeshire District
Plot: C Row 6 Grave 47
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Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
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