Pullen, Ray Ben, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF 1054-Pilot - Two-Engine
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, AAF 1054, USAAF 9th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Aviation

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Farmington
Last Address
Farmington

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Farmington Cemetery - Farmington, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
  1944-1944, AAF 1054, USAAF 9th Army Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
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Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
1Lt. Ray Ben Pullen was the pilot a C-47A Skytrain (#42-100905) from the 95th Troop Carrier Squadron, 440th Troop Carrier Group, 50th Troop Carrier Wing, IX Troop Carrier Command, 9th Air Force. His aircraft, code-named Chalk 15, was brought down by German anti-aircraft fire during the early-morning hours of D-Day, Jun. 6, 1944, west of Magneville with the loss of Pullen, the other three members of the crew, and all 18 paratroopers from the 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

   
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