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PFC Fred Balkin
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Birth: Jun. 28, 1922
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1943
Scotland County
North Carolina, USA

Private First Class, U.S. Army.

Killed aboard C-53D Skytrooper #42-68729, in
a takeoff accident at the Laurinburg-Maxton
Army Airfield, North Carolina.

Pilot Lt. John Reynolds attempted to avoid a
collision with a towed glider, but his evasive
actions caused the transport to stall and crash
into the woods.

All 25 Army personnel aboard perished.

Son of Isidore and Anna Balkin.

~courtesy of Tim Cook 
Mount Lebanon Cemetery
Queens County
New York, USA
Plot: WC-5-27-3
Created by: T.V.F.T.H.
Record added: Oct 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98078383
PFC Fred Balkin
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 Added: May. 12, 2014

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