Advertisement

2Lt James H. S. “Jimmy” Lynch

Advertisement

2Lt James H. S. “Jimmy” Lynch

Birth
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
24 Jun 1943 (aged 23)
Burial
Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot
Tablets Of The Missing ~ Army
Memorial ID
56248646 View Source

James served as a Second Lieutenant and Co-Pilot on B-24J "Happy" #42-40256, 343rd Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

James resided at 341 Savannah Road, Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware prior to the war.

B-24J #42-40256 took off, with a crew of 10, from Libya on bombing mission over the Sedes Airdrome in Greece. They never returned from this mission and are believed to have been lost at sea due to enemy action.

James was declared "Missing In Action" on this mission during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and eight months at the time of his death.

Service # O-740852

Son of Hollie S. Lynch & Marjorie Milligan Lynch.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Airmen who perished on B-24J #42-40256:
(The positions of the crew, except for Pilot & Co-Pilot, are unknown)

Burton, William J. Jr ~ 2nd Lt, CT
Foley, Joseph M. ~ 2nd Lt, MI
Fuller, Roy H. ~ T/Sgt, WI
Kendall, James B. ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, NC
Lynch, James H. S. ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, DE
Montoya, Ernesto ~ Sgt, TX
Muse, Ernest E. ~ Sgt, MO
Plummer, Roy W. ~ S/Sgt, IL
Richmond, Harvey E. ~ S/Sgt, OH
Yates, Merl E. ~ Sgt, IN

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

James served as a Second Lieutenant and Co-Pilot on B-24J "Happy" #42-40256, 343rd Bomber Squadron, 98th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

James resided at 341 Savannah Road, Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware prior to the war.

B-24J #42-40256 took off, with a crew of 10, from Libya on bombing mission over the Sedes Airdrome in Greece. They never returned from this mission and are believed to have been lost at sea due to enemy action.

James was declared "Missing In Action" on this mission during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and eight months at the time of his death.

Service # O-740852

Son of Hollie S. Lynch & Marjorie Milligan Lynch.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Airmen who perished on B-24J #42-40256:
(The positions of the crew, except for Pilot & Co-Pilot, are unknown)

Burton, William J. Jr ~ 2nd Lt, CT
Foley, Joseph M. ~ 2nd Lt, MI
Fuller, Roy H. ~ T/Sgt, WI
Kendall, James B. ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, NC
Lynch, James H. S. ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, DE
Montoya, Ernesto ~ Sgt, TX
Muse, Ernest E. ~ Sgt, MO
Plummer, Roy W. ~ S/Sgt, IL
Richmond, Harvey E. ~ S/Sgt, OH
Yates, Merl E. ~ Sgt, IN

( Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56248646
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56248646/james-h_s-lynch: accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt James H. S. “Jimmy” Lynch (29 Oct 1919–24 Jun 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56248646, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .