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John Charles Ballintine

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John Charles Ballintine

Birth
Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Death
15 Apr 1993 (aged 80)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 34 Row 12E grave 3
Memorial ID
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WWII Veteran. Glider Pilot assigned to 71st Troop Carrier Sqn, 434th Troop Carrier Grp, 9th AF. Co-pilot of Horsa glider chalk#10 on 6-Jun-44. Exited glider under fire. Knocked unconscious by explosion, came to being treated by German medic, evacuated back to aid station in St Come-Du-Mont. Remained behind with medics and other wounded when Germans pulled out of town.

Contributor: Al Skiff (49788721)
WWII Veteran. Glider Pilot assigned to 71st Troop Carrier Sqn, 434th Troop Carrier Grp, 9th AF. Co-pilot of Horsa glider chalk#10 on 6-Jun-44. Exited glider under fire. Knocked unconscious by explosion, came to being treated by German medic, evacuated back to aid station in St Come-Du-Mont. Remained behind with medics and other wounded when Germans pulled out of town.

Contributor: Al Skiff (49788721)


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