SSgt Arnold Edward Pearson

SSgt Arnold Edward Pearson

Birth
Henry County, Indiana, USA
Death 20 Dec 1942 (aged 22)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot A Row 38 Grave 44
Memorial ID 56374742 · View Source
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Took off from Thurleigh, assigned taget Romilly-sur-Seine. Hit by 20mm cannon fire shortly after leaving the target. Aircraft slowly left the formation and went into a flat spin, rolled over and crashed in the vicinity of Nangis, France 7 KIA, 2 POW, 1 evaded.
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Two of his crewmates Sgt Stephen Ross and Sgt Edwin Simoncek are also buried in the Epinal American Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56374742
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Arnold Edward Pearson (2 May 1920–20 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56374742, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .