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2LT Richard Love “Dick” Kellum

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2LT Richard Love “Dick” Kellum

Birth
Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Death 24 Jun 1944 (aged 23)
Valleres, Departement d'Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France
Burial Williamsburg, Clermont County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 130187986 View Source
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Killed In Action
Hostile
WWII
Age 23
Son of Charles and Katherine Kellum
On June 4 1944, 2nd Lt. Richard Kellum was among 9 Airmen killed when the aircraft in which they were flying was hit by flak , during the bombardment of a railway bridge over the Loire River in France:
MISSION 143 -- June 24, 1944. Tours/LaRiche, France.
The following combat crew is Missing in Action:
2nd Lt. Ramsco, Victor R.
2nd Lt. Kellum, Richard L.
F/O Chandler, James H.
1st Lt. Stewart, Ray L.
S/Sgt. Cosandier, Paul G.
Sgt. Giddens, Elbert F.
Sgt. Scoggins, Grover L.
S/Sgt. Owens, Harry E .
S/Sgt. Waldow, Ernest L.



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Ohio
2ND Lieut. 534th AAF
Bombardment Squadron
World War II


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