Sgt Don Sterling Loyd

Sgt Don Sterling Loyd

Louisiana, USA
Death 10 Feb 1945 (aged 21)
Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands
Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Section X, Lot 57
Memorial ID 120593556 · View Source
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Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Corps, World War II.

One of eleven crew members killed when B-29
Superfortress #42-65255 crashed on take-off
at Tinian Island.

483rd Bomb Squadron, 505th Bomb Group,
World War II.

A memorial website may be viewed here:

The crew lost were:

1st Lt. Edward J Quay, A/C Pilot
1st Lt. Richard W Mozack
2nd Lt. John F Lake
2nd Lt. Franklin I Peck
2nd Lt. Victor J Petek
S/Sgt. Salvatore Valela
Sgt. Paul A Hughes
Sgt. Jack R Kemper
Sgt. John Krivonak
Sgt. Robert Walford LaPorte
Sgt. Don S Loyd

Burial location was provided by Eric Ackerman

Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Louisiana; ASN 38387458

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  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 20 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120593556
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Don Sterling Loyd (4 May 1923–10 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120593556, citing Forest Park East Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .