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Paul Headley Coburn, Jr
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1918
Death: Oct. 25, 1944

This memorial is in honor of Paul Headley Coburn, Jr.

U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945

Name: Paul H Coburn
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: Protestant
Cemetery Name: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas
Disposition: According to next of kin
Service Branch: Army
Rank: Technical Sergeant
Service Number: 39226239

The following details of the air disaster that claimed Paul Coburn's life were provided by Find a Grave volunteer Tim Cook:

Technical Sergeant Coburn was a radar operator aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-29-30-BW Superfortress #42-24504 "Gunga Din." The bomber crashed approximately one minute after take off from Cheng-tu, China. All crewmembers were KIA and 42-24504 was a total loss. Takeoff was at night so to arrive over Omura in the early hours of daylight. With the 468th Bomb Group, 792nd Bomb Squadron.

He died fighting for his country and against the spread of Nazism. MAY HE REST IN PEACE.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Paul Headley Coburn (1879 - 1944)
  Maggie Carlton Coburn (1883 - 1970)
 
 Sibling:
  Elouise Coburn (1908 - 1910)*
  Paul Headley Coburn (1918 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: TSgt, US Air Force, World War II
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section P Site 18
 
Maintained by: Coastal Dweller
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 502628
Paul Headley Coburn, Jr
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Paul Headley Coburn, Jr
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