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B-24E #42-7160 Lt Thornburg - FOUND!
A Virtual Cemetery created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Description: B-24E #42-7160 34th BG* Lt Thornburg Crew - San Miguel Island CA - B-24E bomber crash on San Miguel Island, Santa Barbara Co, CA on 05 July 1943 - all 12 crew were killed - note all death records state 06 July 1943 as the date of death. Instructor Pilot Thornburg was aboard this plane after bailing out of B-24E #42-7119. This plane was on a search and rescue mission for the two (Dannhardt and Prosser) lost at sea on B24E #42-7011 'The Eddie Rickenbacker'.*Note - at the time of this accident, the 34th Bomb Group was a training group only. Later it was decided that the 34th Bomb Group would be deployed for active combat at Mendelsham UK.
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Bair, SSGT Henry L 64091064
b. Nov. 20, 1914 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Unity Cemetery
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Eisenbarth, Sgt Walter P. 64090076
b. Jan. 3, 1917 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Hazelton Cemetery
Emmons County
North Dakota, USA
Frost, Sgt Lyle Leslie 64089918
b. Jun. 6, 1921 d. Jul. 5, 1943
Mountain Cemetery
Oconto County
Wisconsin, USA
Gorman, Lieut Bose, Jr 63849169
b. Dec. 25, 1915 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Lee Cemetery
Wood County
Texas, USA
Hart, Lieut Floyd P. 14388405
b. Sep. 19, 1918 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Kern County
California, USA
Littman, Sgt Bernard 64089536
b. Oct. 13, 1922 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Kether Torah Cemetery
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Marshall, Lieut Justin Mansfield 57722209
b. Nov. 25, 1915 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Mount Hope Cemetery
Webb City
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Masterson, Sgt Ralph Spurgeon, Jr 45455615
b. 1918 d. Jul. 6, 1943
Magnolia Cemetery
Tyler County
Texas, USA
Salzer, Sgt Lee Edgar 64090675
b. Sep. 25, 1910 d. Jul. 6, 1943
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Stevens, FO Vernon Clark 64076537
b. Jun. 23, 1919 d. Jul. 5, 1943
Cedar Memorial Park
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Thornburg, 1LT Douglas J 60368971
b. Feb. 18, 1918 d. Jul. 6, 1943
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Yost, Lieut Noah Hoseah "Jinx" 80177979
b. Feb. 21, 1915 d. Jul. 5, 1943
Saint Marys Catholic Ceme...
Sacramento County
California, USA
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Bessie Simmons
1888 - 1955


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