|Birth: ||Sep. 22, 1920|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1953|
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Killed in the crash of a U.S. Air Force RB-36H reconnaissance bomber near Burgoynes Cove, Newfoundland, Canada. The huge airplane was on a low level flight from the Azores, eastern Atlantic, back to it's home base in Rapid City, South Dakota when it collided with a ridgetop. Twenty-two other crewmembers also perished, including Brigadier General Richard Ellsworth. An SB-29 Superfortress, with a crew of eleven, was sent to search for the missing bomber. On it's return to it's base the SB-29 crashed into St. George's Bay and the bodies of it's crew were never found.
Reported as resident of Chicago, Illinois.
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Note: 1ST. LT. U.S. AIR FORCE; ASN A 0-717739
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
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Remembering a Veteran with appreciation and respect on Armistice Day - 2011.|
Added: Nov. 13, 2011