|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1944, Papua New Guinea|
George served as a Second Lieutenant and pilot on A-20G-20-DO Havoc #42-86717, 8th Service Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided in Coos County, New Hampshire prior to the war.
George died in the "Line Of Duty" in a plane crash in the Saruwaged Range a few miles north of Nadzab, New Guinea during the war.
Service # O-758152
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Airmen who perished on A-20G #42-86717:
Barnes, Ross W ~ Cpl, MA
Campagna, George A ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, NH
Domohowski, Edward J ~ Cpl, MA
Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
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Below article submitted by:
THE LEWISTON DAILY SUN, LEWISTON-AUBURN, MAINE, THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 8, 1948, PAGE TWO (internet edition)
REMAINS OF BERLIN VETERAN TO ARRIVE
BERLIN--The remains of 2nd Lieut. George A. Campagna, son of Mr. and Mrs. Octave Campagna of 598 Sullivan Street, Berlin, N.H., will arrive here Friday, July 9.
Lieut. Campagna was born here, March 9, 1922, the son of Octave and Clarice Letourneau Campagna. He attended local schools and entered the Army Air Forces July 31, 1942. He was killed in action in New Guinea, Oct. 4, 1944.
Surviving besides his parents are three brothers, Leo of Medford, Mass., Gerard of Ayer, Mass., and Richard of Berlin; two nieces and nephews.
Octave Campagna (1882 - 1973)
Clarisse Campagna (1886 - 1957)
Richard Campagna (1909 - 1990)*
George Alfred Campagna (1922 - 1944)
Saint Anne Cemetery
New Hampshire, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Mar 14, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 126329372
Added: Dec. 10, 2016
NARA Home of Record: Coos County, New Hampshire...Died Non-Battle in plane crash in the Saruwaged Range a few miles north of Nadzab, New Guinea...Pilot of A-20G-20-DO Havoc #42-86717...Missing Air Crew Report #10022...Your service and sacrifice must never...(Read more)|
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