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1Lt Daniel D Africa

1Lt Daniel D Africa

Birth
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Aug 1943 (aged 21)
At Sea
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56305947 · View Source
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Last seen bailing out of his P-38 after the right engine caught fire during B-17 escort. He waved to his wingman as he descended and was not seen again.

Awards: Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart


Inscription

1 LT 48 FTR SQ 14 FTR GP PENNSYLVANIA

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Pennsylvania.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56305947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Daniel D Africa (27 Oct 1921–26 Aug 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56305947, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .