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Sgt Leo L Collins

Sgt Leo L Collins

Birth
Death 11 Apr 1944
Germany
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
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Memorial ID 56288684 · View Source
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Leo served as a Sergeant and Ball Turret Gunner on B-17G (#42-97255), 563rd Bomber Squadron, 388th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He resided in New York prior to the war.

Leo was declared "Missing In Action" over Rostock, Germany during the war. He was awarded an Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # 12089529

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Airmen who perished on B-17G (#42-97255)

Ballard, Newell M., S/Sgt, Top Turret Gunner, Texas
Collins, Leo L., Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, New York
Evans, James F., Sgt, Waist Gunner, Tennessee
Hughes, Leo L., 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, New York
Osterkamp, Wilbur J., 2nd Lt, Pilot, Illinois
Perlitch, Kenneth S., 2nd Lt, Navigator, New York
Solomon, Harry, 2nd Lt, Bombardier, Ohio
Taylor, George W., Sgt, Waist Gunner, Connecticut
Tobias, Elwood R., S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Michigan
Whitehead, James A., Sgt, Tail Gunner, Delaware

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56288684
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Leo L Collins (unknown–11 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56288684, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .