Gaius Wesley Young

Gaius Wesley Young

Birth
Weyerhaeuser, Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 3 Mar 1945 (aged 41)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A 2 66
Memorial ID 56376492 · View Source
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A USO plane flying from England to Paris crashed on March 3, 1945, killing 16 people.

Those killed were George Matkovich, Jack Ross, Mrs. Ruth G. Donor, Lester Chapman, H.A. Sabath, Gaius W. Young, Ben Reuben, Captain F.F. Foster, Lt. L.L. Heideman, Spec/1c John Garfield Hope, Sgt. Albert J. McVey, 1st Lt. Robert
Dearstine, 1st Lt. Herbert H. Hirth, 1st Lt. Paul A. Mansell, PFC Alfred E. Barschdorf, PFC Paul J. Heeger. The

Associated Press reported that the European Division of the Air Transport Command stated that this ended a safety run in which 5 million miles of flying by that division had occurred a loss of life. Matkovich, Reuben, Young,
Chapman, and Ross were professional wrestlers


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Gravesite Details Civilian from Minnesota.

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  • Maintained by: DM Scott
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56376492
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gaius Wesley Young (19 Jan 1904–3 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56376492, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by DM Scott (contributor 47110289) .