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 Charles Edward Mead

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Charles Edward Mead

Birth
Laporte, Hubbard County, Minnesota, USA
Death 21 Nov 1944 (aged 23)
Thailand
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot SECTION 82 SITE 93A
Memorial ID 42294617 View Source
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1LT, 492 AAF BOMB SQ, 7 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II
1st Lt Mead was the pilot of B-24J #44-40811, assigned to the 10th Air Force. They were part of a twelve plane formation that departed Madhaiganj, India to knock out the Geang Luang bridge in Burma. Right after bombing the target from about 300 feet the plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire on the left wing, which caught fire. The plane drifted to the left, lost altitude and crashed 25 miles southwest of Bhre, Thailand, All aboard were killed.


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  • Created by: ShaneO
  • Added: 23 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 42294617
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/42294617/charles-edward-mead : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Edward Mead (4 Mar 1921–21 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 42294617, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by ShaneO (contributor 47009366) .