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2LT David Henderson Richey

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2LT David Henderson Richey

Birth
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Death
10 Mar 1945 (aged 20)
At Sea
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea. Specifically: Off New York, Atlantic Ocean Add to Map
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David served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-24J #42-50975, 112 Base Unit, Westover Field, Massachusetts, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on August 15, 1943 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

David was declared "Missing In Action" in the "Line of Duty" when the B-24J he was on disappeared at sea 7 miles southwest of Montauk Point, New York during the war.

This record is a "Cenotaph" in his honor.

Service # unknown

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-50975):

Ayers, Philip W ~ Corp, New Jersey
Budka, William F, Jr ~ Corp, Massachusetts
Bushee, Ramon G ~ 2nd Lt, Illinois
Carlson, Carl E ~ Corp, New York
Clark, Charles R, Jr ~ Corp, Indiana
Falk, Harold E ~ T/Sgt, Pennsylvania
Finger, Donald J ~ Corp, Michigan
Richey, David H ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Ruf, George F, Jr ~ FO, Kentucky
Shedlock, John W ~ Corp
Tolle, Howard B ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Ohio
White, Russell L ~ Corp, Massachusetts

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

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David served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-24J #42-50975, 112 Base Unit, Westover Field, Massachusetts, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on August 15, 1943 in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

David was declared "Missing In Action" in the "Line of Duty" when the B-24J he was on disappeared at sea 7 miles southwest of Montauk Point, New York during the war.

This record is a "Cenotaph" in his honor.

Service # unknown

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-50975):

Ayers, Philip W ~ Corp, New Jersey
Budka, William F, Jr ~ Corp, Massachusetts
Bushee, Ramon G ~ 2nd Lt, Illinois
Carlson, Carl E ~ Corp, New York
Clark, Charles R, Jr ~ Corp, Indiana
Falk, Harold E ~ T/Sgt, Pennsylvania
Finger, Donald J ~ Corp, Michigan
Richey, David H ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Ruf, George F, Jr ~ FO, Kentucky
Shedlock, John W ~ Corp
Tolle, Howard B ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Ohio
White, Russell L ~ Corp, Massachusetts

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

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