Boren, Mose C., Jr., Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
611-Aerial Gunner
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 611, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Sergeant


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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Peoria
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Feb 06, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arbor Vitae Cemetery - Madera, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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AAF Aerial Gunner Wings

 
 Unit Assignments
USAAF 8th Army Air Force
  1944-1945, 611, USAAF 8th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt Boren served as a Gunner oaboard a B-24H (tail #41-29505) "Gunga Din".  He and his crew arrived in England 13 December 1944  He served with the 857th Bombardment Squadron, 492nd Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force, based at RAF Harrington,  Kettering, Northamptonshire (AAF 179), England.

The aircraft crashed during a night navigational training flight near Lyon *Y-6), France due to engine failure.  The crew was attempting to make a landing in bad weather conditions. Piloted by 2nd Lt. Charles Edwards.  All 9 crewmen were killed in the crash.
   
Comments/Citation
Sources:

http://www.8thafhs.com/get_one_acgroup.php?acgroup_id=22
http://www.801492.org/Air%20Crew/Parnell%20-%20Carpetbaggers%202ndEd.pdf
   
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