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TSgt Richard T McLaughlin
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1923
Camp Hill
Cumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1944, China

McLaughlin was from Harrisburg Pennsylvania, and was the son of Charles R and Mary Edith (Nothhelfer) McLaughlin.

He was killed when the B-24J bomber (serial number 44-40846) on which he was the engineer crashed twenty miles south of Luliang, China. All aboard were killed. The aircraft was part of the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 9th Bombardment Squadron. The Squadron was being used to fly fuel and supplies from India over the Himalayas to the Chinese and United States Army Air Forces based in China.

McLaughlin received the Purple Heart.

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 Parents:
  Charles Michael Raymond McLaughlin (1889 - 1965)
 
 Sibling:
  Charles R McLaughlin (1918 - 1996)*
  Richard T McLaughlin (1923 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Plot B Row 0 Grave 660
 
Maintained by: dfr
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55926858
TSgt Richard T McLaughlin
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TSgt Richard T McLaughlin
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- myrt
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016
Awarded for "Being wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States or as a result of an act of any such enemy or opposing armed forces"
- Ricky Fellows
 Added: Jan. 17, 2016

- Ramona Sprayberry Phillips
 Added: Jan. 4, 2016
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