Gant, Morris E., FltOff

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Flight Officer
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1944 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Flight Officer

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago
Last Address
Pescara, Italy

Casualty Date
Apr 15, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Italy
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Cemetery Unknown

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenTuskegee Airmen
  1945, World War II Fallen
  1945, Tuskegee Airmen [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Pilot Badge


 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Aviation Cadet Flight School99th Fighter Squadron332nd Fighter Group
  1944-1944, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 99th Fighter Squadron
  1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/North Apennines Campaign (1944-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
PT-17 Kaydet  BT-13 Valiant  AT-6 Texan  P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk  
P-51/F-51 Mustang  
  1944-1944, PT-17 Kaydet
  1944-1944, BT-13 Valiant
  1944-1944, AT-6 Texan
  1944-1944, P-40 Warhawk/Kittyhawk
  1944-1945, P-51/F-51 Mustang
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Little is known about him. He ran low on fuel and went missing during a combat mission while near Pescara, Italy.
   
Comments/Citation
Source:
http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100413-023.pdf
Book: "The Tuskegee Airmen", An Illustrated History: 1939-1949, by Joseph Caver, Jerome Ennels, and Daniel Haulman, NewSouth Books, 2011.
   
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