Sgt Raymond C Flynn

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Sgt Raymond C Flynn

  • Birth 23 Oct 1919 New York, USA
  • Death 24 Nov 1943
  • Burial Leicester, Livingston County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 75404527

Raymond served as a Sergeant, NAW-ATC Presque Isle, Maine, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in York, Livingston County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 3, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

He died as a result of a "Non Battle" related incident during the war.

Service # 12044364

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Livingston County Leader - Dec 8, 1943

Mr. and Mrs. James Flynn of Piffard, RD were notified last week by telegram that their son, Sergeant Raymond C. Flynn, 24, flight engineer in the United States Army Air Forces, died in Newfoundland, Wednesday, November 24. He had been stationed at Presque Isle Army Air Base, Presque Isle, Maine. Later in the week word was received stating his death occurred from a plane crash while on a routine flight.

Sergeant Flynn attended York Central School from which he was graduated in 1937. During his high school career he participated in both baseball and basketball. He was a pitcher on the York Central team during the championship year 1937 when the team won the Livingston County "B" League Pennant.

Prior to his enlistment in the Air Forces in January 1942, Sergeant Flynn was employed at the Buick garage in Hornell. He was graduated from New England Aircraft School in Boston in June 1942.

Besides his parents he leaves two brothers, Ralph and George of Piffard, and a sister, Mrs. Emmett Hawkins of Greigsville.

Burial & Article found by:
Anne Cady

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 23 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75404527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Raymond C Flynn (23 Oct 1919–24 Nov 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75404527, citing Leicester Cemetery, Leicester, Livingston County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .