Corp James J Carmody

Corp James J Carmody

Birth
District of Columbia, USA
Death 1 Oct 1944 (aged 19–20)
Morobe, Papua New Guinea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot D Row 8 Grave 242
Memorial ID 56775028 · View Source
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James served as a Corporal & Engineer / Gunner on A-20G #42-54155, Headquarters Squadron, 8th Air Service Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 15, 1943 at Fort Myer, Virginia. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a industry clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

A-20G #42-54155 took off, with a crew of 3, on a training mission from Nadzab Airfield, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea to Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.

After takeoff they were not seen nor heard from again. It was later found out that they crashed into a steep slope in the Saruwaged Range, a few miles north of Nadzab Airfield. All three crew members were lost.

James was "Killed In Action" in the "Line Of Duty" on this mission during the war.

Service # 33737513

Also on this same training mission was A-20G #42-86717 which also crashed during their mission. ( see below )

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Airmen who perished on A-20G #42-54155:

Andreotti, Peter A ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, IN
Carmody, James J ~ Corp, Engineer, DC
Hatlestad, Raymond H ~ Corp, Gunner, MN

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For crew of A-20G #42-86717 see:

Domohowski, Edward J ~ Corp, Engineer, MA

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 56775028
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp James J Carmody (1924–1 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56775028, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .