TSGT George Aguayo


TSGT George Aguayo

California, USA
Death 1 Dec 1943 (aged 23)
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Plot G Row 6 Grave 162
Memorial ID 56287287 View Source
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Radio Op T/Sgt George T. Aguayo, KIA
Hometown Brawley CA.
Squadron: 565th BS 389th Bomb Group
Service # 19039660
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot 1/Lt Jack M. Connors, KIA.

Target: Solingen, Germany
Date Lost: 1-Dec-43
Serial Number: 42-40793
Aircraft Model B-24D-100-CO
Aircraft Letter:H-/P-
Aircraft Name: BLONDS AWAY
Location: Manston, England
Cause: Crash landed at emergency field due to battle damage.

389th BG loses two aircraft over the continent and then another that crash lands at Manston England on this day.

Sgt. Aguayo was a Ploesti Raider Having participated while on temporary duty with the 98th BG with FO Salyers crew in "Operation Tidal Wave' Low level mission against Romanian oil fields. August 1 1943. DFC.

Salyer Ploesti Crew
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Entered the service from California.


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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56287287
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT George Aguayo (26 Nov 1920–1 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56287287, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .