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Sgt James J Barnes
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Birth: 1919
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1943
Bretagne, France

James served as a Technical Sergeant on B-24D "Liberty Lass" #41-23732, 409th Bomber Squadron, 93rd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 16, 1941, prior to the war, in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in a machine shop and also as Single, without dependents.

James was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down and crashed near Plouarzel, north west of Brittany, France during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 12030272

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #41-23732:

Barnes, James J ~ T/Sgt, New York
Baughman, Kenneth D ~ 1st Lt, Indiana
Bonnom, Donald E ~ Sgt, Indiana
Grant, Robert D ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, Illinois
Kirken, Paul ~ S/Sgt, Pennsylvania
Logan, Paul F ~ S/Sgt, Washington
Race, Walter C ~ S/Sgt, California

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

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Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Place of burial being researched
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91430907
 


- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jun. 6, 2012
 
 
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