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Sgt Daniel L. Cross
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1920
Franklin County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1942

Gregory A Donaldson added the following on 6.5.2012:
His USAAF serial number is 6977309. He was a member of the 11th Bomber Group, and the 26th Bombardment Squadron. He was a crew member of a B-17E Flying Fortress (service number 41-9218).

He was shot down by the Japanese during a raid on the island of Tulagi, first reported as missing in action, and declared killed in action September 30, 1942.

He was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, Citation of Honor, and the Purple Heart.

He is also memorialized at Manilla American Cemetery and Memorial, Tablets of the Missing.
Family links: 
  Fred Leslie Cross (1883 - 1962)
  Laura Mae Eamer Cross (1893 - 1961)
  Marjorie Isabel Cross Bissonette (1916 - 1990)*
  William H. Cross (1918 - 1943)*
  Daniel L. Cross (1920 - 1942)
  Frederick Warren Cross (1922 - 2011)*
  Carl E. Cross (1927 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
"S/Sgt Daniel L Cross
1920 - 1942
Sqd H 11th Bom. Group U.S.A.A.F.
Killed in Action over
Tulagia, So. Pac. Aug 4, 1942
Posthumous Award "Silver Star"
April 26, 1943"
Hillside Rest Cemetery *
Franklin County
New York, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
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Originally Created by: Northern Neighbors
Record added: Nov 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31148071
Sgt Daniel L. Cross
Added by: Gregory A. Donaldson
Sgt Daniel L. Cross
Added by: Gregory A. Donaldson
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Franklin County, New York...Finding Of Death...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jul. 1, 2015

- Northern Neighbors
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013

- jane graham
 Added: Feb. 10, 2013
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