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2LT George Edwin Bennett

2LT George Edwin Bennett

Birth
Clarkson, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 20 Dec 1944 (aged 18–19)
Granby, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Section G Lot 24 grave #1
Memorial ID 68260763 · View Source
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Age 19

George served as a Second Lieutenant on B-24J Liberator #42-109868, 112th Base Unit, Westover Field, Massachusetts, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 142 East Avenue, Brockport, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

George died in the "Line Of Duty" when his B-24 caught fire and made a crash landing near Granby, Massachusetts during the war. Two others also died with him on this flight:

Service # O2076507

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-109868):

Bennett, George E ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Berger, Julian, 2nd Lt., Maryland
Saffer, Stanley, Corp, New York

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

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 12 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68260763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT George Edwin Bennett (1925–20 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68260763, citing Lakeview Cemetery, Brockport, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .