Cameron, David, Jr., Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 177-Radio Operator
Last AFSC Group
Signal (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, Second Air Force (2nd Air Force)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Sergeant

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hudson Falls
Last Address
3620 SW Archer Road, #D-2, Gainesville, Florida.

Date of Passing
Dec 31, 1991
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
WW2 Memorial Washington D.C.

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Departed stateside 25 Feb 1945 & arrived Isle of Jamaica, Caribbean on 28 Feb 1945. Member of flight crew's on B-24 & B-25 aircraft as a radio operator/top turret gunner, seeking German U-boats. Departed Jamaica on 27 Jun 1945 to return stateside on same day. Have no information available on what units he served with, either stateside or in the Caribbean?
   
Other Comments:
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 1942-1945, B-24 Liberator
From Year
1942
To Year
1945
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 B-24 Liberator Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications

Model Consolidated B-24J Liberator
Length 67.16 ft | 20.47 m
Width 110.01 ft | 33.53 m
Height 18.01 ft | 5.49 m
Engine(s) 4 x Pratt & Whitney R-1830-65 radial piston engines generating 1,200hp.
Empty Weight 36,500 lbs | 16,556 kg
MTOW 65,001 lbs | 29,484 kg
Max Speed 290 mph | 467 km/h | 252 kts
Max Range 2,001 miles | 3,220 km
Ceiling 28,002 ft | 8,535 m | 5.3 miles
Climb Rate 800 ft/min (243.84 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 2 x 12.7mm machine guns in nose assembly.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail assembly.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in upper-fuselage turret.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in under-fuselage assembly.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left-waist fuselage position.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right-waist fuselage position.

Up to 8,800lbs of internal bombs.
Accommodations 10
Operators the United States of America and the United Kingdom.




* Model 31 - Flying Boat Model whose wing assembly would become the basis for the B-24 design.
* Model 32 - Base B-24 Model Series Designation.
* XB-24 - Initial Prototype Model Designation fitted with R-1830-33 radial piston engines generating 1,200hp.
* YB-24 - Preproduction Model Designation
* B-24A - Fitted with 2 x 7.62mm tail guns, 6 x 12.7mm machine guns in nose assembly, dorsal and waist gun positions.
* B-24C - Fitted with turbocharged R-1830-41 engines; 8 x 12.7mm machine guns - nose (single gun), ventral, waist (left and right), dorsal turret (two guns) and tail turret (two guns).
* B-24D - Based on the B-24C model but fitted with R-1830-43 engines; later models of this series would feature the twin 12.7mm ball turret gun assembly in the ventral fuselage position; self-sealing fuel tanks; 2,381 produced.
* B-24E - Modified propeller systems; 801 produced.
* B-24G - Fitted with R-1830-43 engines; powered nose turret with 2 x 12.7mm machine guns.
* B-24H - Improved Model with extended nose section; 3,100 produced.
* B-24J - Fitted with R-1830-65 engines; improved bombsight; autopilot functionality; 6,678 produced.
* B-24L - Based on B-24J model but fitted with hand-operated tail guns; 1,667 produced.
* B-24M - Based on B-24J model with lighter mounting for hand-operated tail gun; 2,593 produced.
* XB-24Q - General Electric Conversion Model of B-24L model fitted with radio-controlled tail turret.
* B-24Q - Final Production Model Designation
* B-24Q
* LB-30 - Transport Variant
* C-87 - Air Force Transport Variant
* RY - Navy Transport Variant
* C-109 - Fuel Tanking Model
* F-7 - Photographic Reconnaissance Model
* PB4Y-1 - Patrol Bombing Model
* PB4Y-2 - Specialized Model with single vertical tail surface assembly.
* GR - British Maritime Reconnaissance Model.




   
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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015
   
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  • Alenier, Stanley J., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944)
  • Altmayer, Magnus, Maj, (1941-1946)
  • Armanini, Joseph P., Maj, (1941-1945)
  • Barton, Lenox, Sgt, (1945-1946)
  • Belson, Melvin, 2nd Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Belt, Leslie
  • Biondo, Frank P., SSgt, (1943-1946)
  • Blake, Betty C.G.T., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944)
  • Bock, Frederick, C., Maj, (1941-1945)
  • Bradbury, George Fowler, 1st Lt, (1941-1944)
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