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2LT Alva W. Redding, Jr

2LT Alva W. Redding, Jr

Birth
Kansas, USA
Death 10 Sep 1943 (aged 23)
Burial Goodrich, Linn County, Kansas, USA
Plot Lot 11
Memorial ID 37864379 · View Source
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2nd Lt Alva W Redding Jr was lost over the Gulf of Mexico during WWII

The following information is from: Tim Cook (#46481904)


2nd Lieutenant Redding was killed when U.S. Army Air Corps B-17F Flying Fortress #42-6031 collided mid air with B-17F #42-4621 over the Gulf of Mexico, 45 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, while on a training flight out of the Alexandria, Louisiana, Army Airfield. Twenty-one other Army servicemembers also perished.

The following information was donated by: Eric Ackerman (#48445240)

NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Coffey County, Kansas...Died Non-Battle.


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  • Created by: Susan Zmrzel
  • Added: 3 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37864379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Alva W. Redding, Jr (28 Mar 1920–10 Sep 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37864379, citing Goodrich Cemetery, Goodrich, Linn County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Susan Zmrzel (contributor 10098406) .