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2LT Michael F Egan
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1925
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 12, 1944
Lauderdale County
Tennessee, USA

Son of Francis H Egan & Mary Catherine Duffy Egan.

Michael served as a 2nd Lieutenant on B-17F (#42-6032), 223rd Base Unit, Combat Training Squadron, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Michael, while serving at the Dyersburg Army Airfield in Tennessee, died in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-17F crashed three miles north of Halls, Tennessee during the war. Eight other crew members also died as a result of this crash. The pilot survived.

Service # O2068979

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The eight crew members who died include:

Bardwell, Walter S., 2nd Lieutenant
Bestelmeyer, Donald, Corporal, Gunner, Utah
Egan, Michael F., 2nd Lieutenant, New York
Ellis, James T., III, Corporal, Tennessee
Hall, Samuel B., Corporal
Hess, William P., Corporal, Minnesota
Needles, Frederick L., Corporal, Ohio
Rayford, Howard B., Corporal

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

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Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Lackawanna
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Annex, Section RR, Lot 350, Grave 2
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93209180
2LT Michael F Egan
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- Russ Pickett
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