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TSGT George Aguayo

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TSGT George Aguayo

Birth
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
USAAF MACR#: ???
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.
9 KIA

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 (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56287287/george-aguayo : 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) .