La Crosse County
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 1944|
Gordon was born 1921, in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
In Sep 14, 1942 he enlisted to the air corps.
In 1943 he arrived in England to join the 401st BG
His last mission, Mar 13, 1944, Target: Gorenflos, France, after dropping bombs the plane was hit by flak.
Ship was afire and exploded before hitting undercast.
He was awarded with an Air Medal and a Purple Heart Medal
Ball Turret Gunner aboard 42-31374
Note: Entered the service from Wisconsin.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot: A , Row : 21 , Grave : 22
Maintained by: Andy Swinnen
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56642617