1LT Daniel Dulany DeButts Jr.

1LT Daniel Dulany DeButts Jr.

Birth
Death 20 Dec 1942 (aged 22)
Nangis, Departement de Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section: 12, Site: 5804
Memorial ID 49226836 · View Source
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Co-pilot of B-17F Flying Fortress #42-5071.

Shot down while on a mission to bomb the
German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine,
France. Downed by enemy aircraft and crashed
near Nangis, France.

Seven crew members were KIA:

SSgt Edwin A Simoncek, Tail Gunner
Sgt Stephen Ross, Waist Gunner
SSgt Arnold E Pearson, Ball Turret Gunner
Sgt Arthur A Bloom, Waist Gunner
SSgt Cecil J Floyd, Flight Engineer-Top Turret Gunner
SSgt Robert B Sandlin, Radio Operator

Three crew members bailed out. Two were captured and one evaded capture.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49226836
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Daniel Dulany DeButts Jr. (6 May 1920–20 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 49226836, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .