Beirne, Milton Ruppert, 2nd Lt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1943-1944, M 1035, 506th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1944
Second Lieutenant

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Richmond, Virginia
Last Address
RAF Shipdham (USAAF 115), Norfolk, England

Casualty Date
Jul 29, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Cambridge, United Kingdom
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

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World War II Fallen
  2014, World War II Fallen


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Bombardier Badge


 
 Unit Assignments
44th Bombardment Group, Heavy506th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1943-1944, M 1035, 44th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1943-1944, M 1035, 506th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-24 Liberator  
  1943-1944, B-24 Liberator
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His aircraft collided with another B-24 over the North Sea and went into a flat spin and crashed into the sea. Only one crewmember survived. Lt. Beirne's remains were not recovered and he is memorialized at Cambridge and also at Holy Cross Cemetery, Richmond, VA.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:
http://www.8thairforce.com/44thbg/
http://www.8thairforce.com/44thbg/lundyroh.pdf
http://www.abmc.gov/search-abmc-burials-and-memorializations/detail/WWII_51755#.Vbg3-VxX_zI
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49943027
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56287709
http://www.greenharbor.com/ROHPDF/ROHJul44.pdf
   
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