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Lieut Laurence Coe Layton
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1928, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1951, North Korea

First Lieutenant Layton was from Georgetown, Delaware.

He was the pilot of a F-86A Sabrejet fighter interceptor with the 335th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 4th Fighter-Interceptor Group.

On September 2, 1951, while on a combat mission, his flight of two F-86s fought with a flight of six MiG-15s.

When his aircraft was hit, he bailed out near the mouth of the Chongchon River.

He was listed as "Missing in Action" and was presumed dead on March 31, 1954.

Laurence was awarded an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and a Purple Heart.

Service Number AO-1910250
 
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Dec 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45833340
Lieut Laurence Coe Layton
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