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SSgt Merrill Jennings Conoway
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Birth: 1922
Delaware, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1944, Belgium

Son of Noble Conoway and Viola Moore Conoway.

Merrill, who resided on Brooklyn Avenue, Laurel, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant & Tail Gunner on a B-24J "Naughty Nan" (#42-99949), 328th Bomber Squadron, 93rd Bomber Group, 8th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on September 17, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as Single, without dependents.

Merrill was "Killed In Action" in the collision of his B-24 with B-24H (#42-94969) during a bombing mission to Koblenz, Germany. They collided and crashed in Ingelmunster, Belgium. He was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

He had served the Air Corps for one year at the time of his death. He was decorated with the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # 32958111

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-99949):

Conoway, Merrill J ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Delaware
Bregman, Oscar ~ S/Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, Massachusetts
Grafe, Lee J ~ S/Sgt, Nose Gunner, California
Kibler, Alvin M ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, New York
Stellhorn, Edwin S ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Indiana

For Airmen who perished on B-24H (#42-94969) see:

Giusti, Mario R ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, California

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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 Parents:
  Noble Conoway (1897 - 1976)
  Viola M. Conoway (1901 - 1986)
 
Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Arrondissement de Verviers
Liège, Belgium
Plot: Plot B Row 4 Grave 7
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56280246
SSgt Merrill Jennings Conoway
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SSgt Merrill Jennings Conoway
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SSgt Merrill Jennings Conoway
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- Priscilla Gaskins
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 28, 2010
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
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