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Capt Eugene Everett Barnum Jr.

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Capt Eugene Everett Barnum Jr.

Birth
Gaines, Orleans County, New York, USA
Death
2 Dec 1944 (aged 27)
France
Burial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot
Plot D, Row 12, Grave 24
Memorial ID
56296564 View Source

61st Fighter Squadron
56th Fighter Group

Serialnumber: 44-19739
Type: P-47D
Destination: Cologne-Frankfurt, Germany
Mission: Ramrod
MACR: 10801

Place of Death: Dorf-Güll, Germany

Capt Eugene E. Barnum Jr. was Killed In Action in a mid-air collision with Lt Wyman A. Baker, who was also Killed In Action. Both were first buried at Dorf-Güll cemetery, Germany.

Capt Eugene E. Barnum Jr is buried next to his brother 2nd Lt William J. Barnum, memorial #56296565.

61st Fighter Squadron
56th Fighter Group

Serialnumber: 44-19739
Type: P-47D
Destination: Cologne-Frankfurt, Germany
Mission: Ramrod
MACR: 10801

Place of Death: Dorf-Güll, Germany

Capt Eugene E. Barnum Jr. was Killed In Action in a mid-air collision with Lt Wyman A. Baker, who was also Killed In Action. Both were first buried at Dorf-Güll cemetery, Germany.

Capt Eugene E. Barnum Jr is buried next to his brother 2nd Lt William J. Barnum, memorial #56296565.

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Entered the service from New York.


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  • Maintained by: MAJ Jimmy Cotton
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56296564
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56296564/eugene-everett-barnum: accessed ), memorial page for Capt Eugene Everett Barnum Jr. (13 May 1917–2 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56296564, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands; Maintained by MAJ Jimmy Cotton (contributor 48803557).