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TSGT Selwyn B Danowitz

TSGT Selwyn B Danowitz

Birth
Death 28 Jul 1944
France
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot E, 152
Memorial ID 3297854 · View Source
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Selwyn served as a Technical Sergeant and Radio Operator/Gunner on B-26B (#41-31805), 553rd Bomber Squadron, 386th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in New York prior to the war.

Selwyn was "Killed In Action" when his B-26 collided with a FW-190 over France during the war. He was awarded and Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in France and was later repatriated here on September 1, 1949.

Service # 12084158

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Airmen who perished on B-26B (#41-31805):

Birmingham, Robert J., S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, Maine
Briggs, Frederick O., 1st Lt, Co-Pilot, Maine
Cannaday, Claude C., 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Missouri
Danowitz, Selwyn B., T/Sgt, Radio/Gunner, New York
Higginbotham, Leon C., 1st Lt, Pilot, Florida
Johns, Charley M., S/Sgt, Engineer/Gunner, Missouri

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

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3297854
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Selwyn B Danowitz (unknown–28 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3297854, citing Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .