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FltO Willard W. Mccord
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 31, 1945

Fl. Of. Willard W. Mccord KIA
Hometown: California
Squadron: 565th BS 389th Bomb Group
Service # T-003078
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart

Missing Air Crew Report Details
Date Lost: 31-Jan-45
Serial Number: 42-51193
Aircraft Model B-24J
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Cause: Unknown 7 KIA

This crew appears in USAAF personnel as being KIA Jan 31st 1945 however no corresponding mission or MACR can be found. The "Might of the 8th War Diary" indicates that on January 31 1945 a 2nd bomb division mission to Brunswick Hallendorf was recalled due to bad weather. One B24 crashed near Scarborough England with 6 KIA.

Crew member Chmiel buried in Pennsylvania, his memorial states that he died in England.
Crew member Hickerson memorial indicates that he died Feb. 1 1945. He may have died in hospital and would be the 7th casualty.

Crew of 42-51193
2nd/Lt. Robert A. Peabody
Fl. Of. Willard W. Mccord
2nd/Lt. Clifton F. Lambert
T/Sgt. Paul N. Hoover
S/Sgt. Fain L. Hickerson Gunner
S/Sgt. Benny M. Chmiel Gunner
S/Sgt.Glenn M. Whitaker Gunner 
Note: Entered the service from California.
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Plot B Row 4 Grave 11
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56292248
FltO Willard W. Mccord
Added by: Geoffrey Roecker
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 Added: Aug. 20, 2005

 Added: Aug. 20, 2005

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