SSgt Coleman Douglas Ramsey

SSgt Coleman Douglas Ramsey

Birth
Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 13 Oct 1942 (aged 21)
Fiji
Memorial Site* Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56119864 · View Source
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He was the son of William Thomas Ramsey and Effie Love (Shelton) Ramsey.

Ramsey was a crewman on B-26B #41-17590, assigned to the 5th Air Force, 38th Bombardment Group, 70th Bombardment Squadron. They were flying from Nandi airfield in Fiji on a local altitude training flight. They had a mid-air collision with P-39D #41-7043 south of Itai Island. Both planes plummeted into the sea and all men aboard were killed. None of their bodies were recovered.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Virginia.

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  • Maintained by: dfr
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56119864
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Coleman Douglas Ramsey (12 Jun 1921–13 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56119864, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by dfr (contributor 47109209) .