1LT Thomas O'Connor
Cenotaph

1LT Thomas O'Connor

Birth
Death 13 Oct 1942
Fiji
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 74241427 · View Source
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Entered Service from Georgia

1st Lt O'Connor was co-pilot on B-26B #41-17590, assigned to the 5th Air Force, 38th Bombardment Group, 70th Bombardment Squadron. They were flying from Nandi airfield in Fiji on a local altitude training flight. They had a mid-air collision with P-39D #41-7043 south of Itai Island. Both planes plummeted into the sea and all men aboard were killed.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Georgia.

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  • Created by: calhutton
  • Added: 31 Jul 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 74241427
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT Thomas O'Connor (unknown–13 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 74241427, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by calhutton (contributor 47495049) .