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Sgt James W Franklin
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1918
Montana, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1943
West Bengal, India

S/Sgt Franklin was the radio operator on a B-24D bomber assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 492nd Bombardment Squadron.

On March 26, 1943 they were number one to take off for a mission from Alipore Airdrome in India. They failed to clear some palm trees at the end of the runway, crashed, and eight of the nine men aboard were killed. Only the flight engineer survived.

His parents were William Talbert Franklin and Grace M (Donnally) Franklin. 
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Polson
Lake County
Montana, USA
 
Created by: dfr
Record added: Apr 18, 2012
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Sgt James W Franklin
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Sgt James W Franklin
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- Bobbi Bradley Long
 Added: May. 11, 2013
 
 
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