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Russell S Warrington

Military

Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653

Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

Service

People

  • James Lindamood

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 410th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653 ...

  • John Metz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 410th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 #43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Bailed out over English channel. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5653 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-10205

    A-20 Havoc
    Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. On 7 June 1944 aircraft A-20 Havoc 43-10205 was assigned a target at LaHaye, France. On return the pilot John Metz called that the aircraft was on one engine and he was leaving the formation over the English channel...

Associated Place

  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Medicine Lodge, KS 25 March 1909

Barber County, Kansas

Based Gosfield 1944 – 7 June 1944

Assigned to 645BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died English channel 7 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) Le Haye 7-Jun-44 in A-20 43-10205; A/C shed wing due to engine fire. Baled out over English channel. KIA MACR 5653

Buried 1946

Tablets of the Missing
Cambridge American Cemetery

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 June 2019 11:09:15 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28631018
https://www.fold3.com/image/636855844
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763657?rec=299451119
https://www.fold3.com/record/529905562-russell-s-warrington
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56295352/russell-s-warrington

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2015 09:49:02 Cym118 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, events and unit associations
Sources

9th Roll of Honor, Mr M Pezza, Mr A Endean, unit history

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