PFC Angela Marguerite Elizabeth “Mary” Gollinger

PFC Angela Marguerite Elizabeth “Mary” Gollinger

Birth
Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Death 30 May 1945 (aged 28)
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Tablets Of The Missing ~ Army
Memorial ID 56247256 · View Source
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"Mary" served as a Private First Class in the Women’s Army Corps, and was a passenger on C-47B #44-76406, 1202nd Air Air Force Base Unit, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

She resided in San Francisco County, California prior to the war.

She enlisted in the Women's Army Corps on March 11, 1944 in San Francisco, California. She was noted, at the time of her enlistment, as being employed as a Stenographer and/or typist and also as Single, without dependents.

C-47B #44-76406 took off, with a crew of 3 and 18 passengers, from Accra, Ghana on a transport mission to Robert's Field, Liberia. For an unknown reason "Mayday's" were heard from the C-47. They disappeared and are believed to have crashed into the sea near Takordi, Ghana. All 21 on board were lost.

"Mary" was declared "Missing In Action" on this flight during the war.

Service #A-905070

Her next of kin was noted as her brother, Helmut Gollinger who resided in Tacoma, Washington.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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Crew lost on C-47B #44-76406

Ellis, Alfred R. ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, IA
Mulhern, Robert E. ~ F/O, Co-Pilot, MA
Shiffman, George A. ~ Corp, Radio Operator, OH

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18 Passengers lost on C-47B #44-76406

Brohinsky, Rose ~ Pfc, WAC, NY
Cooper, Doris F. ~ Sgt, WAC, IL
Flannery, Flossie D. ~ Pfc, WAC, IN
Friend, Frieda C. ~ Pfc, WAC, NY
Gollinger, Mary F. ~ Pfc, WAC, CA
Holden, Velma E. ~ Corp, WAC, NC
Hollingsworth, Odessa L. ~ Pfc, WAC, OK
King, Alice D. ~ Pfc, WAC, OR
Liles, Wilma E. ~ Pfc, WAC, TX
McBride, Evelyn L. ~ Pfc, WAC, TX
McKinney, Alice P. ~ Pfc, WAC, MI
Puchalla, Rose F. ~ Pfc, WAC, MN
Rice, Mildred E.~ Pfc, WAC, KS
Roomsburg, Tony P. ~ Pfc, WAC, CA
Rozzelle, Helen F. ~ Pfc, WAC, D.C.
Seyfert, Leona M. ~ Pfc, WAC, IL
Warlick, Ruth E. ~ Pfc, WAC, TX
Williams, Bonnie L. ~ Pfc, WAC, KS

( Crew & Passenger List by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56247256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Angela Marguerite Elizabeth “Mary” Gollinger (24 Nov 1916–30 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56247256, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .