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Pat Harrison Ruffin
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Birth: 1918
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1943, At Sea

USAAF WORLD WAR II
Bombardier 2nd/Lt. Pat H. Ruffin MIS/DIS
Hometown: Louisiana
Squadron: 550th BS 385th Bomb Group
Service # 2043705
Awards:
Pilot 1st/Lt. Herbert F. Powley MIS/KIS

Target: Ferry Mission
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 21-Jun-43
Serial Number: 42-30254
Aircraft Model B-17
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Location: At Sea
Cause: Unknown
Crew of 10 all lost

Notes: One of two ships from this group lost enroute to ETO from the 385 Bomb group. B17 42-30254 departed Gander June 20th. Station Prestwick Scotland heard transmission " approaching field ". Nothing heard again. The search was conducted until June 25th with no results.

Crew of 42-30254
Herbert F. Powley Pilot
Fred G. Montgomery Co Pilot
Fred G. Montgomery Co Pilot
Lloyd L. Shaffer Boor Navigator
Pat H. Ruffin Bombardier
David J. McGadey Engineer
Ralph F. Atkins Radio Op.
Morris N. Meyers Asst Eng.
Thomas N. Cockfield Asst. Radio Op.
James A. Riggs Gunner
William F. Hahn Gunner 
 
Burial:
East Coast Memorial
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Tablets of the missing
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Jul 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94053325
Pat Harrison Ruffin
Added by: Michael Towers
 
Pat Harrison Ruffin
Added by: Michael Towers
 
 
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1st cousin 2x removed
- Charlotte Ann Price
 Added: Mar. 24, 2013
 
 
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