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2Lt. Bayard Vinyard Ginn

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2Lt. Bayard Vinyard Ginn

Birth
McDonough, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
12 Dec 1944 (aged 23)
Germany
Burial
Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
50940325 View Source

Bayard served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-24J "Patsy" #42-50662, 564th Bomber Squadron, 389th Bombardment Group, Eighth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

Bayard was "Killed In Action" while serving as the navigator while on a mission over Hanau, Germany.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and six months at the time of his death and was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-719919

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Airmen who perished on B-24J "Patsy" #42-50662:

Baker, Lester G, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, UT
Foshey, Richard H ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, NH
Gallop, Abraham A ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, NY
Ginn, Bayard V ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, DE
Hartley, Joseph, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, PA
Johnson, Raymond E ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, TX
Kagan, Myron H ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, NC
Schiavone, Joseph T ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Skinner, Marvin W ~ S/Sgt, WA
Yacona, Frank ~ S/Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, IL

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Bayard served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-24J "Patsy" #42-50662, 564th Bomber Squadron, 389th Bombardment Group, Eighth Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

Bayard was "Killed In Action" while serving as the navigator while on a mission over Hanau, Germany.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and six months at the time of his death and was awarded the Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-719919

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Airmen who perished on B-24J "Patsy" #42-50662:

Baker, Lester G, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, UT
Foshey, Richard H ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, NH
Gallop, Abraham A ~ T/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, NY
Ginn, Bayard V ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, DE
Hartley, Joseph, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, PA
Johnson, Raymond E ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, TX
Kagan, Myron H ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, NC
Schiavone, Joseph T ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Skinner, Marvin W ~ S/Sgt, WA
Yacona, Frank ~ S/Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, IL

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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