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2Lt George H Wing

2Lt George H Wing

Birth
Death 6 Mar 1944
Germany
Burial Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Plot A Row 20 Grave 4
Memorial ID 56361672 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Anna M. Wing who resided in Portland, Maine.

George served as a Second Lieutenant & Navigator on B-17G #42-31051, 349th Bomber Squadron, 100th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Carroll County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

B-17G #42-31051 took off from Station 139, England on a bombing mission over Berlin, Germany. This B-17 was hit by German anti-aircraft flak and crashed just north of Hanover, Germany during the war.

George was "Killed In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-692122

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Airmen who perished on B-17G #42-31051:

Frankel, Arthur ~ Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, NY
Koper, Robert C ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, WI
Luquette, Charles J ~ Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, TX
Sundin, Bernard ~ Sgt, Tail Gunner, WA
Tanowigch, Michael J ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, MI
Wing, George H ~2nd Lt, Navigator, NH
Zarzecki, Ralph V ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, PA

Airmen who survived from B-17G #42-31051:

Corea, Charles P ~ Sgt, Engineer
Drinkwater, Thomas O ~ 2nd Lt, Bombardier
Lien, Gordon C ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot

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

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56361672
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt George H Wing (unknown–6 Mar 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56361672, citing Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial, Neuville-en-Condroz, Arrondissement de Liège, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .