|Birth: ||Apr. 12, 1912|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1944, Hungary|
Staff Sgt. Martin F. Troy of Norwalk, Connecticut was found among the wreck of a B-24H "Liberator" bomber in the village of Nemesvita, about 110 miles southwest of Budapest, the capital. He was shot down over Hungary during World War II have been recovered and will be repatriated. Troy was the tail gunner on the bomber nicknamed "Miss Fortune," which was returning from a mission in Germany to its base in Italy. Troy's aircraft and three others flew into bad weather and were shot down by German Messerschmitt 110s over western Hungary on June 30, 1944. After 63 years of being listed as 'killed in action, body not recovered' he was finally brought home to his family in 2007 and burial took place in November 2008.
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Sec 60 Site 8601
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20876404
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Fairfield County, Connecticut...Killed In Action...Re-interred on 11/20/2008...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
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