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Capt Richard Mott Durbin

Capt Richard Mott Durbin

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Death 9 Nov 1944 (aged 24)
England
Burial New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot The Plaza
Memorial ID 50631408 · View Source
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Age 24

Son of William O. Durbin and Dorothy Peters Durbin who resided at 3403 Franklin Place, Wilmington, Delaware.

Richard, served as a Captain on a P-51 Fighter, 376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group, Eighth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" in England returning from his 46th combat mission.

He had served in the Air Corps for three years and one month at the time of his death and was decorated with the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Purple Heart.

( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50631408
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Richard Mott Durbin (22 Mar 1920–9 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50631408, citing Gracelawn Memorial Park, New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .