SSGT George Henry Guild

SSGT George Henry Guild

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 22 Oct 1943 (aged 19)
England
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 50985520 · View Source
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Age 19

Son of Horace W. Guild and Lillian Edna Rogers Guild.

George, who resided at 211 West Thirty-Fourth Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant and tail gunner on a B-24J Liberator Bomber (#42-73046), U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 20, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as Single, without dependents.

George died in the "Line Of Duty", along with ten other airmen, when his B-24 crashed at Station 512/RAF St. Mawgan, Cornwall, England during the war.

He had served in the Air Air Force for nine months at the time of his death.

Service # 32488151

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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The air crew members killed were:

Cowherd, Lewis B., 2nd Lt, Kentucky
Cox, John E., 2nd Lt, Pilot, Connecticut
Du Verger, Douglas E., T/Sgt, Massachusetts
Farrington, Robert E., 2nd Lt, New Jersey
Goar, Keith E., S/Sgt, Indiana
Guild, George H., S/Sgt, Delaware
Hurstel, John F., 2nd Lt, Indiana
Jolley, Wayne, S/Sgt, Indiana
Schuhsler, Allen F., S/Sgt, Texas
Stasiak, Richard J., T/Sgt, New York
Yamsek, Albert, S/Sgt, Ohio

(Crew Report by: Tim Cook)

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 12 Apr 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 50985520
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT George Henry Guild (20 Nov 1923–22 Oct 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 50985520, citing Silverbrook Cemetery and Memorial Park, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .