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
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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