Advertisement

CPL Robert E. Denton

Advertisement

CPL Robert E. Denton Veteran

Birth
Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Death
11 Oct 1944 (aged 23)
Duxbury, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Burial
Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section 22S
Memorial ID
View Source

Corporal Denton killed when B-24J Liberator #42-51067 on a training mission slammed into the summit of Camel's Hump Mountain, Vermont.


Nine crewmembers were killed, and one miraculously survived.


The personnel killed were:


1LT David E Potter, O-552832, TX, Pilot

FLT O John J Ramasocky, T-130498, OH, Co- Pilot

1LT David C McNary, O-451796, CA, Bombardier

2LT Robert W Geoffroy, unknown, IL, Navigator

CPL Luther N Hagler, 14167058, AR, Flight Engineer

CPL James Perry, 11139093, MA, Radio Operator

CPL Robert E Denton, 12079640, NY, Gunner

PFC Richard C Wynne & PFC Richard C Wynne, 18163610, OK, Gunner

PFC Casper Zacher, 37583306, ND, Gunner

Corporal Denton killed when B-24J Liberator #42-51067 on a training mission slammed into the summit of Camel's Hump Mountain, Vermont.


Nine crewmembers were killed, and one miraculously survived.


The personnel killed were:


1LT David E Potter, O-552832, TX, Pilot

FLT O John J Ramasocky, T-130498, OH, Co- Pilot

1LT David C McNary, O-451796, CA, Bombardier

2LT Robert W Geoffroy, unknown, IL, Navigator

CPL Luther N Hagler, 14167058, AR, Flight Engineer

CPL James Perry, 11139093, MA, Radio Operator

CPL Robert E Denton, 12079640, NY, Gunner

PFC Richard C Wynne & PFC Richard C Wynne, 18163610, OK, Gunner

PFC Casper Zacher, 37583306, ND, Gunner


Inscription

Corporal, US Army Air Corps, World War 2




Sponsored by Ancestry

Advertisement

  • Created by: JamesP
  • Added: Oct 15, 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/78505722/robert_e-denton: accessed ), memorial page for CPL Robert E. Denton (9 Jun 1921–11 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 78505722, citing Fairview Cemetery, Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA; Maintained by JamesP (contributor 47630556).