671st BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

F/O. Harold James Wilson

Pilot,  T-190787

Killed In Action - Feb 16, 1945

671st Bombardment Squadron (L)


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  Born: 05-Apr-1921, Pennsylvania

Entered Military Service: Date: 10-Oct-1941 From: Hardin County, Ohio

Buried: Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre, Belgium, Plot B Row 42 Grave 12

On-line Memorials:
National World War II Registry
American Battle Monuments Commission Memorial, Certificate
Fields of Honor Database

A/C Last Sighted and was Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft.

Going in on the bomb run, the plane flown by F/O H.D. Wilson, with Sgt E.F. Berkes gunner, was seen to nose up and then start downward, still under control. It went into the clouds at 6,000 feet and has not been heard from since.
(416th BG History 1945)

See also MACR 12448 and Mission # 206

Photos and Documents
1930 US Census
Grave Adoption
Headstone Inscription and Interment Record
WW II Army and Army Air Force Casualty List
WW II Army and Army Air Force Casualty List
National World War II Memorial Registry
American Battle Monuments Commission Certificate

Source information can be viewed at WWII Military Service Fatalities Sources

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