Crossen, Morris Charles, Lt Col

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Primary Unit
1944-1944, M 1065, 367th Fighter Group
Service Years
1939 - 1944
Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Canton, Ohio
Last Address
Clastres Airfield (A-71), Aisne, Picardie, France

Casualty Date
Oct 20, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Ardennes, Belgium
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot D Row 5 Grave 25

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 Unit Assignments
366th Fighter GroupUS Air Force
  1943-1943, M 1065, 366th Fighter Group
  1944-1944, M 1065, 367th Fighter Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
 Colleges Attended 
Ohio State University
  1934-1938, Ohio State University
 My Aircraft/Missiles
P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)  P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)  
  1943-1943, P-47 Thunderbolt (Jug)
  1944-1944, P-38 Lightning (Forked Tail Devil)1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was leading a dive bombing mission near Köln (aka Cologne), Germany when his flight engaged enemy fighters. He went lower chasing an Fw-190 and was hit by flak and crashed.
   
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