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2LT Salvatore J Diana

2LT Salvatore J Diana

Birth
Death 6 Nov 1944 (aged 20)
Louisiana, USA
Burial Middletown, Orange County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 141872273 · View Source
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Salvatore served as a Second Lieutenant, 331st Base Unit, Barksdale Field, Louisiana, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

Salvatore died in the "Line Of Duty" during a training flight on TB-26B (#42-43426) which crashed 6 miles Northwest of Benton, Louisiana during the war. The flight was out of Barksdale Field, Louisiana.

All 7 crew members died in this crash.

Service # O-2070789

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Airmen who perished on TB-26B (#42-43426):

Diana, Salvatore J., 2nd Lt, New York
Drew, James S., 2nd Lt, Iowa
Dronski, Paul R., Corp, Pennsylvania
Graham, Theodore L., Corp, Ohio
Stoneking, Billie M. 2nd Lt, Illinois
Walker, Ralph W., 1st Lt, Pilot, Oklahoma
Weller, Ronald L., S/Sgt, New York

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

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Gravesite Details "Flat Granite Marker" - Entered the service from New York

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Jan 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 141872273
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Salvatore J Diana (16 Feb 1924–6 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141872273, citing Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Middletown, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .