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Sgt Richard N Hurlburt

Birth
New York, USA
Death 10 Sep 1944 (aged 19–20)
Germany
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot E Row 42 Grave 28
Memorial ID 56656533 · View Source
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Richard served as a Sergeant and an Engineer/Top Turret on a B-17G Bomber in Crew 37, 569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Kings County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 29, 1943 in Amarillo, Texas. He was noted as being employed as a Railroad Conductor and also as Single, without dependents.

He had family residing at 185 Buckland Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, New York during the war.

He was "Killed In Action" over Nurenburg, Germany during the war when his plane exploded after flak hit it in the right wing. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 12208593

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56656533
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Richard N Hurlburt (1924–10 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56656533, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .