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TSgt Hillburn L Cheek

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TSgt Hillburn L Cheek

  • Birth unknown Oregon, USA
  • Death 13 Jun 1945 Gairloch, Highland, Scotland
  • Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Plot Plot E Row 0 Grave 78
  • Memorial ID 56288523

Hillburn was a Technical Sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces~44th Bomber Squadron, 40th Bomber Group, Very Heavy.

Service # 39333461

He entered the Service from Oregon.

Awards: Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters

He was aboard a B-24-H Liberator bomber, serial number 42-95095, which crashed at the Fairy Lochs near Gairloch, Wester Ross, Scotland with the loss of all 9 crew members and 6 passengers. It was returning to the USA.
Six of the victims are interred at Cambridge.

SSgt Robert J Francis

SSgt Eldon J Gilles

SSgt Albert L Natkin

SSgt Emil Einarsen

SSgt Herman Riefen





  • Maintained by: Martin Douglas Packer
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56288523
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Hillburn L Cheek (unknown–13 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56288523, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Martin Douglas Packer (contributor 47912178) .