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2Lt Albert Anson Dorrance Jr.

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2Lt Albert Anson Dorrance Jr.

Birth
Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China
Death 6 Jun 1944 (aged 24)
Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Plot F, Row 15, Grave 6
Memorial ID 56644036 View Source
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Per Army Air Forces documents, Albert's plane was shot down over Carentan, France.

14 Jun 2013-Killed in Action (KIA)-Albert died on D-Day, 6 Jun 1944. He was co-pilot in a C-47A. They were part of the 301st Troop Carrier Squadron, 441st Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Forces. Shot down over Carentan, Normandy, France.

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Entered the service from California.


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  • Maintained by: Kaye
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56644036
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56644036/albert-anson-dorrance : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Albert Anson Dorrance Jr. (30 Jan 1920–6 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56644036, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Kaye (contributor 46864183) .