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TSgt Kenneth T Bagnell

TSgt Kenneth T Bagnell

Birth
Canada
Death 13 Aug 1944 (aged 23–24)
Roydon, South Norfolk District, Norfolk, England
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot E Row 1 Grave 17
Memorial ID 56287491 · View Source
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His next of kin was noted as Mrs. Caroline A. Bagnell who resided in Salem Depot, New Hampshire.

Kenneth served as a Technical Sergeant & Radio Operator on B-17 #43-38051, 848th Bomber Squadron, 490th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on November 7, 1941, prior to the war, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of automobiles and also as Single, without dependents.

B-17 #43-38051, while on a training mission, crashed after a mid-air collision with B-17 #43-37618.

B-17 #43-38051 crashed at Factory Lane, Roydon, Norfolk, England during the war.

Kenneth died in the "Line Of Duty" in this crash.

He had previously been awarded the Air Medal.

Service # 06146310

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Airmen who perished on B-17 #43-38051:

Bagnall, Kenneth T ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, NH
Barnett, Lawrence L ~ S/Sgt, Waist Gunner, MO
Pulli, Dominic A ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, PA
Rayberg, Milton ~ T/Sgt, Waist Gunner, MA

Airmen who perished on B-17 #43-37618 see:

Ransom, Richard L ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56287491
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Kenneth T Bagnell (1920–13 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56287491, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .