2Lt Cornelius F O'Leary

Massachusetts, USA
Death 16 Nov 1942 (aged 28)
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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Memorial ID 56762550 · View Source
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Cornelius served as a Second Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on A-20A #40-155, 89th Bomber Squadron, 3rd Bomber Group, Light, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Massachusetts prior to the war.

A-20A #40-155 took off from Cairns Airfield, Queensland, Australia on a flight bound for Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This aircraft failed to arrive at the destination during the war.

Cornelius was declared "Missing In Action" on this flight.

Service # O-649101

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Airmen who perished on A-20A #40-155:

Martin, Roger S ~ S/Sgt, NH
Noyes, Roland C, Jr ~ S/Sgt, TX
O'Leary, Cornelius F ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, MA
Pruitt, Francis C ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, LA

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Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!


Bio by: Russ Pickett



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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56762550
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Cornelius F O'Leary (13 Apr 1914–16 Nov 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56762550, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .