Pvt Phillip S Todd

Pvt Phillip S Todd

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 24 Jan 1943 (aged 19)
Texas, USA
Burial Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 54166116 · View Source
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Phillip served as a Private on AT-6C #41-32174, Training Squadron, 858th Single Engine Gunnery, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Sussex County, Delaware prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 6, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Office Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

He died of a "Non Battle" related crash of the AT-6C he was training in while in Texas.

Service # 12054616

Lt. Ivor Kitterman also died in the crash of AT-6C #41-32174.

At the families request, his state of birth was added to his headstone (Maryland) instead of his state of residence (Delaware).

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His brother, Pfc Elbert N Todd, Jr, also died during World War II and they are interred next to each other.

Articles:

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 26, 1943, PAGE EIGHT

TWENTY-FOUR DIE IN THREE ARMY PLANE CRASHES
VICTORIA, Tex., Jan. 25--Lt. Ivor Kitterman, 24, Cadet Grant Stidham, 22, and Pvt. Phillip F. Todd, were killed Sunday in the collision near Matagorda of two planes in a routine flight.

Kitterman was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Kitterman, Ottumwa, Iowa. Todd's parents were listed as Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Todd, Atlantic City, N.J.; and those of Stidham as Mr. and Mrs. S.P. Stidham, Cincinnati, O.

MUSCATINE JOURNAL AND NEWS-TRIBUNE, MUSCATINE, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1943, PAGE TWO

OTTUMWAN KILLED IN AIR ACCIDENT
Victoria, Tex.--Lieut. Ivor Kitterman, 24, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Kitterman of Ottumwa, Ia., was killed on routine flight from Aloe Field Monday when two planes collided. Priv. Phillip F. Todd of Atlantic City, N.J., and Cadet Grant Stidham of Cincinnati, O., also were killed in the collision.


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 27 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 54166116
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Phillip S Todd (26 Jun 1923–24 Jan 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 54166116, citing Asbury Cemetery, Crisfield, Somerset County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .