TSGT Warren A Mosher

TSGT Warren A Mosher

Birth
Death 22 Feb 1944 (aged 20)
Germany
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot J, 16269
Memorial ID 2764744 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Lydia S. Greaves who resided in Providence, Rhode Island.

Warren served as a Technical Sergeant & Engineer / Top Turret Gunner on B-24D #42-72847, 513rd Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Providence County, Rhode Island prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 17, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in woodworking and also as Single, without dependents.

B-24D #42-72847 took off from San Pancrazio, Italy on a bombing mission over Regensburg, Germany. After the bombing mission was completed B-24J #42-100253, for an unknown reason, crashed into B-24D #42-72847 causing both aircraft to crash in Germany during the war.

Warren was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in France and was later repatriated here on December 8, 1948.

Service # 11044101

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-72847:

Andrews, Ralph H ~ T/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, NH
Folck, Alfred C ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, OH
Herbert, Glendon M ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, IN
Koslow, Walter J, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, NY
Mosher, Warren A ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, RI
O'Brien, David D ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, MA
Ohrt, James B ~ 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, WI
Simpson, Maurice E ~ S/Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, NH

For airmen who perished on B-24J #42-100253 see:

Englen, Robert J ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, IL

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

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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 2764744
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Warren A Mosher (20 May 1923–22 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 2764744, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .