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Sgt Saul Singer

Sgt Saul Singer

New York, USA
Death 12 Jan 1944 (aged 25)
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot H, 9818
Memorial ID 82571819 · View Source
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Saul served as a Sergeant & Radio Operator on C-47 #41-18681, 8th Squadron, 62nd Troop Carrier Group, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 13, 1942 in New York City, New York. He was noted as being employed in sports and also as Single, without dependents.

Saul was "Killed In Action", with five other crewmen, when his C-47 was shot down and crashed near Monte Tezio, Italy during the war.

He was awarded an Air Medal and a Purple Heart.

The American crew had just completed an air-drop of British troops near Lake Trasimeno, where they were sent to sabotage German war planes. After making the drop, the aircraft was heading back to an air base in southern Italy.

Saul was originally interred in Italy and was later repatriated here on November 16, 1949.

Service # 12042086

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Airmen who perished on C-47 #41-18681:

Holmes, Ross A ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, OK
McNeil, J J, Jr ~ Maj, Co-Pilot, TX
Nocentini, Joseph L ~ Capt, Surgeon, PA
Nowotny, Raymond A ~ Lt. Col, Pilot, CA
Piatak, John, Jr ~ Capt, Navigator, NY
Singer, Saul ~ Sgt, Radio Operator, NY

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







  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: Marvin & Samme Templin
  • Added: 29 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82571819
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Saul Singer (6 Feb 1918–12 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82571819, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .