Cecil J Floyd

Cecil J Floyd

Birth
Death 20 Dec 1942 (aged 24)
Burial Foster, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 65973031 · View Source
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Information from "Okie Bob" Robert Layton.

Staff Sgt Cecil J Floyd
Joined Army Air corps 22 Oct 1941
Assigned to 367th Bomber Squadron 306 Bomber group Shot down on 20 Dec 1942 over
Paris France. S/Sgt Floyd was the flight engineer on B-17 # 41-25071 Their
target that day was the Air Depot Romilly France. According to eyewitness
Floyd's aircraft was the last in the formation and the easiest to pick off for
the German fighters at about 1310 hrs after making their bomb run they were
attacked at 20000 ft one witness reported explosion near cockpit no chutes were
reported from any of the eyewitness

Gravesite Details Bob Markham wrote "The aircraft number quoted is for a Curtiss P-40E. It should be B-17F # 42-5071."

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  • Created by: Diane Gann
  • Added: 21 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 65973031
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecil J Floyd (24 Jun 1918–20 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 65973031, citing Foster Cemetery, Foster, Garvin County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Diane Gann (contributor 46491585) .