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FltOff Edmund Lamont Decker

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FltOff Edmund Lamont Decker

Birth
Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Death
8 Jun 1944 (aged 24)
Saint-Martin-Osmonville, Departement de la Seine-Maritime, Haute-Normandie, France
Burial
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
Plot D Row 16 Grave 40
Memorial ID
56643860 View Source

On the operational mission of 8 June 1944, F/O Decker, while strafing an enemy convoy when he went into a vertical bank and a high speed stall, and crashed. He was piloting P-47 42-75556.

Service number T-223119
Service: US Army Air Forces
Rank: Flight Officer
Regiment: 361st Fighter Squadron 356th Fighter Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart.

On the operational mission of 8 June 1944, F/O Decker, while strafing an enemy convoy when he went into a vertical bank and a high speed stall, and crashed. He was piloting P-47 42-75556.

Service number T-223119
Service: US Army Air Forces
Rank: Flight Officer
Regiment: 361st Fighter Squadron 356th Fighter Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart.

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Entered the service from Missouri.


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  • Maintained by: Frogman
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56643860
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56643860/edmund-lamont-decker: accessed ), memorial page for FltOff Edmund Lamont Decker (7 Jun 1920–8 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56643860, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by Frogman (contributor 47380828).