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SSgt James Bernard "Dinty" Moore
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Birth: Dec. 31, 1921
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1943, Papua New Guinea

James served as a Staff Sergeant & Tail Gunner on B-24D #42-40886, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Massachusetts prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on September 3, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a cranemen, derrickmen, hoistmen, and shovelmen and also as Single, without dependents.

James was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 crashed near Mount Eiyawaiy and Engati in Morobe Province during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 11088506

James' remains were recovered and identified in 2009. He is now interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. " Click Here " for that record!


Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-40886:

Bode, Charles A ~ T/Sgt, Engineer/Gunner, Maryland
French, Edward R ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Pennsylvania
Heuss, Richard T ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, Michigan
Kirkpatrick, Ivan O ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, California
Miller, Robert A ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Tennessee
Moore, James B ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Massachusetts
Moran, James T ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, New York
Musgrave, William K ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Radio Operator, Illinois
Oliver, Lucian I, Jr ~ T/Sgt, Radar Operator, Tennessee
Streckenbach, Robert R, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, Wisconsin
Surabian, Roy ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Massachusetts

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

Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56762306
SSgt James Bernard Dinty Moore
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SSgt James Bernard Dinty Moore
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Middlesex County, Massachusetts...Finding Of Death...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Jan. 3, 2017
64th Bomb Squadron, 43rd Bomb Group (Heavy)
- JimO
 Added: Nov. 14, 2014

- rosie mcnaughton
 Added: Mar. 2, 2010

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