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Lieut David Swanton Alter

Lieut David Swanton Alter

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Death 20 May 1943 (aged 25)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section: 12-2 Lot: 21 Grave: 8
Memorial ID 90756790 · View Source
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2nd Lieutenant Alter was the pilot of U.S. Army Air Corps B-24E Liberator #42-7053. Perished when the bomber collided with a 20 million cubic feet natural gas storage tank, at the intersection of West 73rd Street and Central Park Avenue in Chicago, after departing the Municipal Airport (now Midway International Airport). All twelve crew aboard were killed.

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  • Created by: Graves
  • Added: 26 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90756790
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut David Swanton Alter (26 Feb 1918–20 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90756790, citing Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Graves (contributor 47171280) .