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Sgt Harold S Sweet

Sgt Harold S Sweet

Birth
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 7 Aug 1944 (aged 33)
Haute-Normandie, France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Memorial ID 56650576 · View Source
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August 7, 1944 - Crashed in the vicinity of Lisieux, France and immediately burst into flames. Their bombing mission was to bomb the bridge at Nogent-sur-Seine.
Lost 44-08-07 MACR 7658
2nd Lt Benjamin W Lowell - pilot
2nd Lt Harlow Truman - copilot
S/Sgt John Cavallaro
Sgt Harold Sweet
S/Sgt Ernest Bishop
Cpl Albert Hajciar
All were listed as missing in action except S/Sgt Bishop who became a prisoner of war.

Survived by 1 son; Harold Martin "Marty" Sweet (1939-1977) and mother.


Family Members

Spouse
Gravesite Details Entered the service from Illinois.

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  • Maintained by: Family Searcher
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56650576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Harold S Sweet (12 Sep 1910–7 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56650576, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Family Searcher (contributor 46596952) .