Barnish, Francis Roger, TSgt

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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
111X0-Defensive Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Primary Unit
1961-1961, 4241st Strategic Wing
Service Years
1943 - 1961
Technical Sergeant

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC

Date of Passing
Jan 24, 1961
Location of Interment
Raleigh National Cemetery - Raleigh, North Carolina
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  2015, In the Line of Duty

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Last Known Activity
TSgt Francis R. Barnish
Ejected, did not use parachute-fatal

January 24, 1961-Aircraft crashed.  Fatigue failure of starboard wing after fuel leak at high altitude. Loss of control resulted when flaps selected failed during ensuing emergency approach to Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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 Unit Assignments
445th Bombardment  Group, HeavyPOW GermanyStrategic Air Command (SAC)4241st Strategic Wing
  1944-1944, 445th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1945, POW Germany
  1961-1961, Strategic Air Command (SAC)
  1961-1961, 4241st Strategic Wing
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)  
  1944-1944, B-24 Liberator
  1961-1961, B-52 Stratofortress (Buff)
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