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TSgt Donald B Coolidge

TSgt Donald B Coolidge

Birth
New York, USA
Death 29 May 1944 (aged 20–21)
Germany
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot B Row 29 Grave 3
Memorial ID 56357664 · View Source
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Donald served as a Technical Sergeant and Radio Operator on B-24 (#42-95136), 576th Bomber Squadron, 392nd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on November 17, 1942 in Syracuse, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

Donald was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire and crashed south east of Neubukow/Mecklenburg during the war.

He was awarded an Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster and the purple heart.

Service # 12201815

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The #42-95136 crew:

Anderson, Charles R., 1st Lt, Navigator, Kentucky
Cole, Monell A., T/Sgt, A Radio Op, North Carolina
Coolidge, Donald B., T/Sgt, Radio Op, New York
Dahl, Charles R., S/Sgt, Gunner, Montana
Paine, Albert E., 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Colorado
Smith, Willis H., Sgt, Gunner, Oregon
Stoltz, Clarence W., 2nd Lt, Pilot, Colorado
Timm, Henry R., Sgt, Gunner, Michigan
Torres, Edward J., S/Sgt, Gunner, Michigan
Vowels, Leroy J., S/Sgt, Engineer, Illinois

(Crew report supplied by John Dowdy)


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56357664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Donald B Coolidge (1923–29 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56357664, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .