670th BS Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

1Lt. Thomas Andrew Murphy

Pilot,  O-765045

Killed In Action - Jan 1, 1945

670th Bombardment Squadron (L)


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  Born: 10-Dec-1923, Laurel, Prince George's County, Maryland

Entered Military Service: From: Prince Georges County, Maryland

Missing: Memorial at Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre, Belgium, Tablets of the Missing

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

A/C Last Sighted and was Lost as a result of Enemy Anti-Aircraft. Airplane hit by Flak. Last seen going down under control at P 6680.

One plane, piloted by Lt T.A. Murphy, with Staff Sergeant L.W. O'Connell as gunner, was lost. It was last seen leaving the formation in the vicinity of the target, going down in a glide. One chute was seen.
(416th BG History 1945)

See also MACR 11517 and Mission # 180

Photos and Documents
1930 US Census
1940 US Census
WW II Draft Card
WW II Draft Card
Grave Adoption
Tablet Of The Missing
Tablet Of The Missing
Rosters Of WW II Dead
WW II Army and Army Air Force Casualty List
National World War II Memorial Registry
National World War II Memorial Registry
American Battle Monuments Commission Certificate

Source information can be viewed at WWII Military Service Fatalities Sources

"Goin' Home" courtesy of the U.S. Air Force Band