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Anthony G Papaleo


Died in the Line of Duty when a 500 lb bomb from a burning Liberator exploded in the vicinity of Gosfield Airbase, England.


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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...


Event Location Date
Born New York, NY, USA 30 March 1915
Enlisted Syracuse, NY, USA 15 April 1943
Died The Old Airfield, Gosfield, Halstead CO9 1SA, UK 8 June 1944

Died in the "Line of Duty" when a 500 lb bomb exploded

Lived in Onondaga County, NY, USA
Buried Syracuse, NY, USA

Saint Agnes Cemetery


Date Contributor Update
17 November 2016 15:13:16 usaeff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations