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Sgt Joseph Barboza
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1922
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1944
Tooele County
Utah, USA

Technical Sergeant Barboza was a Flight Engineer aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-17G Flying Fortress #42-31547 when it developed engine troubles during a snowstorm and crashed into the Cedar mountains, 12 miles southwest of Delle, Utah, after departing Wendover Army Airfield. Also killed:

1st Lt. Hugh R. Ashby (WA) (pilot)
2nd Lt. Marvin J. Bible (CA)
2nd Lt. Clarence McRae (NC)
2nd Lt. John W. Newman (AL)
S/Sgt Robert A. Timmons (Hartford, Michigan)

Son of Alfred & Emily (Cabrel) Barboza (natives of Azores, Portugal).
Note: Entered the service from Massachusetts
Specifically: Body removed to Hyannis, Massachusetts
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Jan 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83754382


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