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Lawrence Clark Brashear

Military

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44.

Awards: PH.

Service

People

  • William Cook

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

  • Charles Lipscomb

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio-Waist Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586 and 587BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. ...

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-34212

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot 1st Lt William E Cook.

Associated Place

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

  • Epinoy, France

    Crash site
    On 18 DEC 1944, two B-26s of the 394th BG were involved in a mid-air collision (Category 4 Damage) over Epinoy, France (ALG A-75). Both flight crews perished. except Radio-Gunner, T/Sgt Charles Lipscomb. He was ejected from his seat while waiting to...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Texas County, MO 1921
Lived in Missouri, USA 1941
Enlisted St Louis, MO 27 October 1942
Based Boreham 1944 – 18 December 1944

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Epinoy, France 18 December 1944

Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44.

Buried 1946

Re-Interred
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2018 21:59:33 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=43-34212&Submit4=Go
https://www.fold3.com/record/529861423-lawrence-c-brashear
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763506?terms=Lawrence%20C%20Brashear
https://www.fold3.com/record/84658676-lawrence-c-brashear
http://www.b26.com/guestbook/2014.htm
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56279683/lawrence-c-brashear

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