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Cpl Albert H Olin

Cpl Albert H Olin

Birth
New York, USA
Death 5 Feb 1945 (aged 22–23)
Burial Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy
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Memorial ID 56365790 · View Source
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Albert served as a Corporal, 47th Squadron, 313rd Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 18, 1942 in New York City, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a sheet metal worker and also as Single, without dependents.

Albert was declared "Missing In Action" in the "Line Of Duty" when C-47A (#42-92707), which he was on, crashed during a training flight from Tarquinia Airfield, Italy to Napoli-Capodichino Airport, Italy during the war. He was awarded an Air Medal during his service to his country.

Service # 12143868

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Airmen who perished on C-47A (#42-92707):

Baster, Robert R., Capt, Ohio
Bice, Louis M., T/5, New York
Cloney, Paul L., T/Sgt, Maine
Ginter, Harold G., 1st Lt, Kentucky
Kuruzar, Harold P., Sgt, Illinois
Nelson, Chester L., 1st Lt, Texas
Olin, Albert H., Corp, New York
Saxton, Robert W., 2nd Lt, New York
Steiner, Arthur D., T/3, Wisconsin
Vallandingham, Robert, 2nd Lt, Oklahoma
Wilson, Howard P., 2nd Lt, California

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

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CPL 47 SQ 313 TRP CARR GP NEW YORK


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56365790
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cpl Albert H Olin (1922–5 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56365790, citing Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .