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2Lt Peter C Constandy

2Lt Peter C Constandy

Birth
Death 11 Nov 1944
At Sea
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
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Memorial ID 56307653 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Cecilia G. Constandy who resided in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Peter served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-24J "Mary Ellen" #42-50960, 515th Bomber Squadron, 376th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

B-24J #42-50960 took off from San Pancrazio Airfield, Italy on a bombing mission over Mezzocorona, ItaIy. Due to cloudy weather it is unknown what exactly happened to this B-24 and it is believed that they crashed in the Adriatic Sea during the war.

Peter was declared "Missing In Action" on his mission.

His remains were not recovered.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O2060246

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Airmen who perished on B-24J #42-50960:

Constandy, Peter C ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, CT
Daoust, Lucien ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, NY
Dever, William P, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY
Dixon, George E ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, PA
Johnson, Buford T ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, AR
Kerman, Maurice R ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, IL
Mader, Walter W ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, PA
Orth, William G ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier, NY
Shaw, James L ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, TX
Swift, Otis B ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, OK

The entire crew perished on this mission.

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

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Inscription

2 LT 515 BOMB SQ 576 BOMB GP (H) CONN


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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56307653
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Peter C Constandy (unknown–11 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56307653, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .