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Sgt Martin G Bacon, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 16, 1918
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1942, France

Martin served as a Technical Sergeant and Top Turret Gunner on B-17F #41-24432, 401st Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Baltimore, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 16, 1941, prior to the war, in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the production of glass and glass products and also as Single, without dependents.

Martin was "Killed In Action" when his B-17 was hit by anti-aircraft & attacked by enemy aircraft and crashed in France during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 13043031

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Airmen who perished on B-17F #41-24432:

Bacon, Martin G, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, Maryland
Barbour, Jackson M ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Tennessee
Brown, Bruce H ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, California
Byrdic, Edwin D ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, South Carolina
Carper, Reeves S ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, Colorado
Connor, Mark B ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, New Jersey
Corson, Dan W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, Ohio
Ferris, Robert L, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, New York

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Force
 
Burial:
Baltimore National Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: E, 0, 4394
 
Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 309076
Sgt Martin G Bacon, Jr
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Mar. 16, 2015

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jun. 13, 2013
KILLED IN ACTION WWII. Thank you for your courage, bravery & sacrifice sir.
- Jdrhook
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
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