1LT Joseph Edward Tierney

1LT Joseph Edward Tierney

Birth
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 6 Jun 1945 (aged 20)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 55069899 · View Source
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Joseph E. Tierney
ID: 02065855
Entered the Service From: Connecticut
Joseph Tierney (55069899)

Suggested edit: On June 6, 1945 took off from McGuire Field (San Jose) on Mindoro at 2:04pm on a courier flight bound for Floridablanca Airfield on Luzon. Aboard were twenty passengers from the 400th Bomb Squadron. Weather was heavy showers off the western end of Mindoro. When the B-24 failed to arrive, it was declared Missing In Action (MIA). The circumstances for the loss are unknown. In the morning of June 7, 1945 aircraft searched for this missing B-24 until June 11, 1945 without results and the search was abandoned. All were officially declared dead the day of the mission and are memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.
Contributor: jeffd1121 (50111016)

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Joseph Tierney (55069899)

Suggested edit: On June 6, 1945 took off from McGuire Field (San Jose) on Mindoro at 2:04pm on a courier flight bound for Floridablanca Airfield on Luzon. Aboard were twenty passengers from the 400th Bomb Squadron. Weather was heavy showers off the western end of Mindoro. When the B-24 failed to arrive, it was declared Missing In Action (MIA). The circumstances for the loss are unknown. In the morning of June 7, 1945 aircraft searched for this missing B-24 until June 11, 1945 without results and the search was abandoned. All were officially declared dead the day of the mission and are memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.
Contributor: jeffd1121 (50111016)

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Rank: First Lieutenant

Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 400th Bomber Squadron, 90th Bomber Group, Heavy

Died: Wednesday, June 06, 1945
Memorialized at: Manila American Cemetery
Location: Fort Bonifacio, Manila, Philippines

Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters

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  • Created by: Kenneth & Carolyn
  • Added: 17 Jul 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55069899
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Joseph Edward Tierney (11 Aug 1924–6 Jun 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55069899, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Kenneth & Carolyn (contributor 46788418) .