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2LT Quentin P Madigan

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2LT Quentin P Madigan

Birth
New York, USA
Death
24 May 1944 (aged 23–24)
Austria
Burial
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Husband of Gloria Madigan who resided in Queens Village, Long Island, New York.

Quentin served as a Second Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-24H #42-52243, 716th Bomber Squadron, 449th Bomber Group, 17th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army in December, 1941 in Rochester.

B-24H #42-52243 took off from Grottaglie, Italy on a bombing mission over Weiner, Austria. They were hit by ground anti-aircraft fire which damaged their right wing causing them to crash near Weiner during the war.

Quentin was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He is interred somewhere in New York State.

Service # O-690135

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Airmen who perished on B-24H #42-52243:

Foote, George W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, MI
Gorrell, James W ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, PA
Lain, Harry E ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NY
Madigan, Quentin P ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY

The rest of the crew became POW's.

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

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Husband of Gloria Madigan who resided in Queens Village, Long Island, New York.

Quentin served as a Second Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-24H #42-52243, 716th Bomber Squadron, 449th Bomber Group, 17th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army in December, 1941 in Rochester.

B-24H #42-52243 took off from Grottaglie, Italy on a bombing mission over Weiner, Austria. They were hit by ground anti-aircraft fire which damaged their right wing causing them to crash near Weiner during the war.

Quentin was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He is interred somewhere in New York State.

Service # O-690135

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Airmen who perished on B-24H #42-52243:

Foote, George W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, MI
Gorrell, James W ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, PA
Lain, Harry E ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NY
Madigan, Quentin P ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY

The rest of the crew became POW's.

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

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