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Sgt James J Barnes

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Sgt James J Barnes

  • Birth 1919 New York, USA
  • Death 16 Apr 1943 Bretagne, France
  • Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Place of burial being researched
  • Memorial ID 91430907

James served as a Technical Sergeant on B-24D "Liberty Lass" #41-23732, 409th Bomber Squadron, 93rd Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on September 16, 1941, prior to the war, in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in a machine shop and also as Single, without dependents.

James was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was shot down and crashed near Plouarzel, north west of Brittany, France during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 12030272

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #41-23732:

Barnes, James J ~ T/Sgt, New York
Baughman, Kenneth D ~ 1st Lt, Indiana
Bonnom, Donald E ~ Sgt, Indiana
Grant, Robert D ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, Illinois
Kirken, Paul ~ S/Sgt, Pennsylvania
Logan, Paul F ~ S/Sgt, Washington
Race, Walter C ~ S/Sgt, California

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

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 6 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91430907
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James J Barnes (1919–16 Apr 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91430907, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Place of burial being researched.