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SSgt Thomas Joseph McCaslin
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1918
Montana, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1944
Basse-Normandie, France

McCaslin, a staff sergeant in the Army Air Forces, went missing in June 1944
over Caen, France, and was listed as dead in June 1945. A gunner on a B-26
Marauder bomber, McCaslin held the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for
"resolute courage and heroism under fire," and the Air Medal with Oak Leaf
Clusters. He was a graduate of Creighton Prep.

A son of Mr. and Mrs. George McCaslin, he had five brothers who became Catholic
priests and a sister who became a Sinsinawa Dominican nun.

Bio from Omaha World Herald 
 
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 Parents:
  George Edward McCaslin (1882 - 1981)
  Elizabeth M O'Connor McCaslin (1891 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  Edward P. McCaslin (1915 - 1984)*
  Thomas Joseph McCaslin (1918 - 1944)
  Mary Elizabeth McCaslin Burke (1920 - 1999)*
  Madeline Cerinda McCaslin Dineen (1922 - 2014)*
  Rosemary McCaslin (1924 - 1939)*
  James McCaslin (1927 - 2003)*
  George McCaslin (1932 - 1941)*
  Richard F. McCaslin (1934 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Entered the service from Nebraska.
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Loren Bender
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
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SSgt Thomas Joseph McCaslin
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Rest in peace
- Vindicator I
 Added: Mar. 11, 2017
The Distinguished Flying Cross Medal of the U.S. Armed Forces is awarded to those who distinguished themselves in support of operations by heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight. We the people, thank you for your serv...(Read more)
- JB BERRY
 Added: Sep. 4, 2015
The Air Medal of the U.S. Armed Forces is awarded to those having distinguished themselves by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight. We the people, thank you for your service, and valor. R.I.P. Sir.
- JB BERRY
 Added: Sep. 3, 2015
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