2LT Richard A May
Cenotaph

2LT Richard A May

Birth
Death 21 Jun 1943 (aged 23)
At Sea
Cenotaph Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 50448792 · View Source
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May attended Burlington High School and the Darlington Preparatory School in Georgia before entering the University in 1938. He entered the U.S. Army Air Corps in January 1942 and received his commission as a second lieutenant and his bombardier's wings on Dec. 12, 1942. May was listed as missing after a mission in the North American area on June 20, 1943. He was declared dead 21 Jun 1943 along with the other 9 servicemen in the event. Monument marker inscribed June 21 1943 and top of memorial is 21 Jun 1943.

Richard's name is also on the East Coast Memorial in Manhattan


Inscription

NORTH CAROLINA
2ND LT ARMY AIR FORCES
WORLD WAR II PH

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  • Created by: Jason & Mitzie
  • Added: 30 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 50448792
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Richard A May (19 Jun 1920–21 Jun 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50448792, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Jason & Mitzie (contributor 46991246) .