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Sgt James F. McCarthy
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jun. 17, 1945, At Sea

Sgt. James F. McCarthy MIA/KIA
Hometown: Rhode Island
Squadron: 566th BS 389th Bomb Group
Service # 31384192
Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Pilot: 1st/Lt. Ransford W. Kellogg MIA/KIA

Target: Ferry mission
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 14638
Date Lost: 17-Jun-45
Serial Number: 42-110018
Aircraft Model B-24J
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name: Galloping Katie II
Location: Crashed at Sea
Cause: Unknown

Officially the 389th left England for the US May 20 1945.
The ground Echelon returned via ship May 30th.
Some 389th personnel may have been left behind for various reasons, this crew aboard B24 42-110018 was lost while returning to USA 17-Jun-45. Interestingly Silbo and other members from the 704th Squadron, 446th Bomb Group were passengers also lost returning to the states.

Visit the virtual cemetery of the " Capt. Silbo "" Crew. Click here 
Note: Entered the service from Rhode Island.
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56292217
Sgt James F. McCarthy
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Sgt James F. McCarthy
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 Added: May. 25, 2014

 Added: Sep. 24, 2010

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