Sgt. Jonathan Samuel Land

Sgt. Jonathan Samuel Land

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 3 Jan 1943 (aged 22–23)
At Sea
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
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Memorial ID 56349752 · View Source
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Son of Jonathan Dolbon Land and Anna Miller Land.

Jonathan, who resided at 1 Palmer Row, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, served as a Sergeant with the 303rd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on November 6, 1941, prior to the war, in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being employed in the printing business and as being Single, without dependents.

He was declared "Missing In Action" when his bomber crashed in the Bay of Biscay at St. Nazaire, France during the war. His remains were not recovered.

He had served in the Air Corps for one year and three months at the time of his death and was awarded an Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

Service # 12012560

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56349752
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt. Jonathan Samuel Land (1920–3 Jan 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56349752, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .