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FO Richard A “Dick” Bailey

FO Richard A “Dick” Bailey

Birth
Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Feb 1944 (aged 22)
At Sea
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Sec. J, lot 469
Memorial ID 67964334 · View Source
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Age 22

Richard served as a Flight Officer on B-24E #41-28548 in the 356th Bomber Squadron, 302nd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 17 Pullman Avenue, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the service on August 12, 1942 in Rochester, New York.

Richard was declared "Missing In Action" in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-24, after taking off from Chatham Field, Savannah, Georgia, on mission to Batista Field, Cuba with other B-24's, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Jacksonville, Florida during the war.

This record is a "Cenotaph" in his honor.

Service # T-123566

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Airmen who perished on B-24E #41-28548:

Bailey, Richard A ~ FO, New York
Chadney, Robert W ~ FO, New Jersey
Coleman, Charles J ~ Sgt, Pennsylvania
Hann, Venard E ~ Pfc, Georgia
Jorgensen, Carl A ~ Pfc, Minnesota
Robinson, Raymond L ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Wisconsin
Schiavo, Louis G ~ Sgt, Michigan
Schill, Edward L ~ Sgt, Minnesota
Thornton, Edward D ~ 2nd Lt, New Jersey
Tolar, Peter D, Jr ~ Pfc, Louisiana

Bio & Crew Report by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 6 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67964334
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for FO Richard A “Dick” Bailey (6 Jul 1921–26 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67964334, citing Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .