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1LT Louis James Stanton Deputy

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1LT Louis James Stanton Deputy

Birth
Laurel, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death
27 Sep 1944 (aged 26)
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section 34 Site 4757
Memorial ID
8768948 View Source

B-17G Flying Fortress "Heavenly Body" crashed on a night cross-country exercise on 27 Sep 1944. While turning just North of Nailstone, near Ibstock, the aircraft's nose dropped and the port wing struck the ground.
The machine was completely destroyed by fire and explosion. All on board were killed.

B-17G Flying Fortress "Heavenly Body" crashed on a night cross-country exercise on 27 Sep 1944. While turning just North of Nailstone, near Ibstock, the aircraft's nose dropped and the port wing struck the ground.
The machine was completely destroyed by fire and explosion. All on board were killed.


Inscription

1LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details

Interment date 10-10-1949. 1STLT US Army Air Corps. Veteran Service Dates from 10-01-1935 to 09-27-1944. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator.


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