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Sgt Elmer Thomas Short
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Birth: 1923
Delaware, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1944

Son of Samuel H. Short and Blanche Virginia Abbott Short. Elmer, who reside in Dover, Delaware, served as a Sergeant and aerial gunner on a B-25 Mitchell Bomber, 438th Squadron, 310th Group, 57th Wing, 12th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was "Killed In Action" when his bomber was shot down by enemy action and crashed. He had served in the Air Corps for one year and eight months at the time of his death and was decorated with an Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters and a Purple Heart.
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Sept. 23, Sgt. Elmer T. Short of Dover, a gunner on a B-25 bomber, died when his plane was shot down over Galliate, Italy.

 
 
Note: SGT US AAF WW II
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 15, Site: 86 LH
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49314187
Sgt Elmer Thomas Short
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Sgt Elmer Thomas Short
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Sgt Elmer Thomas Short
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012

- Russ Pickett
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