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SSGT Joseph Stanley Andrescavage

SSGT Joseph Stanley Andrescavage

Birth
Shenandoah Heights, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Aug 1944 (aged 24)
China
Burial Shenandoah Heights, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 47259100 · View Source
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He was the son of Stanley Andrescavage and Anna (Boxter) Andrescavage.

Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Corp. He was killed when the B-24J bomber on which he was a gunner crashed twenty miles south of Luliang, China. All aboard were killed. The aircraft was part of the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 9th Bombardment Squadron.

The Squadron was being used to fly fuel and supplies from India over the Himalayas to the Chinese and United States Army Air Forces based in China.

He received the Purple Heart.

The other men on the flight



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  • Added: 28 Jan 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Joseph Stanley Andrescavage (25 Mar 1920–7 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47259100, citing Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by dfr (contributor 47109209) .