Simmons, Alphonso, 1st Lt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 332nd Fighter Group
Service Years
1942 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant


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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Jacksonville, Florida
Last Address
Ramitelli Airfield, Foggia, Italy

Casualty Date
Mar 03, 1945
 
Cause
KIA-Killed in Action
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Austria
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot J Row 9 Grave 68
Military Service Number
Not Specified

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Tuskegee AirmenWorld War II Fallen
  2013, Tuskegee Airmen - Assoc. Page
  2013, World War II Fallen


 1943-1943, BT-13 Valiant
From Year
1943
To Year
1943
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
General characteristics

* Crew: two, student and instructor
* Length: 28 ft 10 in (8.79 m)
* Wingspan: 42 ft 0 in (12.80 m)
* Height: 11 ft 6 in (3.51 m)
* Wing area: 239 ft (22 m)
* Empty: 3,375 lb (1,531 kg)
* Maximum takeoff: 4,496 lb (2,039 kg)
* Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1, 450 hp (336 kW)

[edit] Performance

* Maximum speed: 180 mph (290 km/h)
* Range: 725 miles (1,167 km)
* Service ceiling: 21,650 ft (6,600 m)

   
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Last Updated: May 13, 2013
   
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  • McGee, Charles Edward, Brig Gen, (1942-1973)
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