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SSgt Raymond J Chaplin, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1923
Death: Nov. 3, 1948

Staff Sergeant Chaplin was killed when U.S. Air Force B-29-50-MO Superfortress #44-86356 faultered on takeoff from Lajes Field, Azores, and crashed into the sea 500 yards offshore. The aircraft and it's crew were homebound to MacDill Air Force Base after serving for some extended months in England. Eighteen servicemembers perished and one survived and was rescued.

11/2012--Info courtesy of Tim Cook.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Raymond J Chaplin (1902 - 1961)
  Myrtle M Chaplin (1902 - 1990)
 
Inscription:
VA S/Sgt US Air Force WWII AM & 10 OLC.
Buried at sea.
 
Note: ss w/Raymond J and Myrtle M Chaplin.
 
Burial:
Thornrose Cemetery
Staunton
Staunton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: sec 11
 
Created by: JMB
Record added: Feb 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48761870
SSgt Raymond J Chaplin, Jr
Added by: Jennifer Early Pitsenbarger
 
SSgt Raymond J Chaplin, Jr
Added by: JMB
 
SSgt Raymond J Chaplin, Jr
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 Added: Jan. 16, 2011
 
 
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