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 Lawrence Martin Elstead

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Lawrence Martin Elstead

Birth
Death
24 Apr 1943 (aged 27)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

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

Plot
Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
84387975 View Source

US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
Pilot Captain Lawrence M. Elstead MIA/KIA
Entered the Service from: Oregon
Squadron: 526th BS, 379th BOMB GP
Service #O-413536
Awards:

Target: Ferry Mission
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 3726
Date Lost: 24-May-43
Serial Number: #42-3132
Aircraft Model B-17G
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Cause: Ditched crew of 10MIA/KIA

This Ship and crew were lost at sea in transit to EU enroute from Gander Bay, Newfoundland to Prestwick Scotland when it went down. Piloted by Lawrence M. Elstead. The crew and ship were not recovered.

The #42-3132 crew
Captain Lawrence M. Elstead Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Frederick K. Plyley Co Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Frederick K. Plyley Co Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Frederick K. Plyley Co Pilot MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. Arthur F. Ciccarello Navigator MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. James W. Courtright Bombardier MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. James W. Courtright Bombardier MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Thomas J O'Moore Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Arthur R. McKinley Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Arthur R. McKinley Gunner MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Lowell A. Lindblom Gunner MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Arthur E. Mahoney Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Alfred F. Garretson Gunner MIA/KIA
Pvt. George I. Brown Guner MIA/KIA

US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
Pilot Captain Lawrence M. Elstead MIA/KIA
Entered the Service from: Oregon
Squadron: 526th BS, 379th BOMB GP
Service #O-413536
Awards:

Target: Ferry Mission
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 3726
Date Lost: 24-May-43
Serial Number: #42-3132
Aircraft Model B-17G
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Cause: Ditched crew of 10MIA/KIA

This Ship and crew were lost at sea in transit to EU enroute from Gander Bay, Newfoundland to Prestwick Scotland when it went down. Piloted by Lawrence M. Elstead. The crew and ship were not recovered.

The #42-3132 crew
Captain Lawrence M. Elstead Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Frederick K. Plyley Co Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Frederick K. Plyley Co Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Frederick K. Plyley Co Pilot MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. Arthur F. Ciccarello Navigator MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. James W. Courtright Bombardier MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. James W. Courtright Bombardier MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Thomas J O'Moore Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Arthur R. McKinley Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Arthur R. McKinley Gunner MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Lowell A. Lindblom Gunner MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Arthur E. Mahoney Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Alfred F. Garretson Gunner MIA/KIA
Pvt. George I. Brown Guner MIA/KIA

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Entered the Service from: Oregon


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