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


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 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:
Not Specified
   

 1942-1945, B-25 Mitchell
From Year
1942
To Year
1945
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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 B-25 Mitchell Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model North American B-25C Mitchell
Length 52.92 ft | 16.13 m
Width 67.55 ft | 20.59 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 2 x Wright Cyclone R-2600-19 air-cooled piston engines delivering 1,700hp each.
Empty Weight 20,300 lbs | 9,208 kg
MTOW 34,000 lbs | 15,422 kg
Max Speed 272 mph | 438 km/h | 237 kts
Max Range 1,350 miles | 2,173 km
Ceiling 24,196 ft | 7,375 m | 4.6 miles
Climb Rate 1,666 ft/min (507.796 m/min)
Hardpoints Up to 8 (model dependent)
Armament Model-specific armament included:

8 x 12.7mm machine gun array OR 1 x 75mm cannon in forward-fixed nose assembly.

2 x 12.7mm machine guns in forward-fixed lower-left side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine gun in forward-fixed lower-right side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in ventral turret (powered turrets in some models).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret (powered turrets in some models).
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist port position.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist port position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position (some models removed).
1 x Torpedo in under-fuselage arrangement (model-specific fitting).
8 x 250lb bombs on 8 external hardpoints (model-specific fitting).

Maximum internal bombload of 3,000lbs (1,361 kg).
Accommodations 5
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2015
   
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  • Ahrendt, William, H., 2nd Lt, (1943-1945)
  • Anderson, Chester Seymour, Cpl, (1944-1946)
  • Austin, Arthur Myles, Maj, (1939-1951)
  • Blake, Betty C.G.T., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944)
  • Bodrero, Glen Larsen, SSgt, (1943-1945)
  • Broughton, Jacksel Markham, Col, (1942-1968)
  • Cowan, Edwin Thomas, FltOff, (1939-1945)
  • Crowder, Joseph Louis, MSgt, (1940-1945)
  • Darlington, Henry, Capt, (1942-1945)
  • Doiron, Walter, MSgt, (1940-1960)
  • Economos, Christine
  • Farnham, Jack, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Gailer, Frank Lewis, Brig Gen, (1942-1972)
  • Gardner, Leroy O. (Okie), CMSgt, (1941-1965)
  • Greenstein, Jack, SSgt, (1941-1945)
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