MacKenzie, David, S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Army Air Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF 2756-Radio Operator and Mechanic
Last MOS Group
AAF - Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, AAF 2756, 435th Troop Carrier Group, USAAF 9th Army Air Force
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Staff Sergeant



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Home State
Scotland
Scotland (United Kingdom)
Year of Birth
1905
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Unknown
Last Address
Detroit, MI

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot C, Row 16, Grave 6

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D-Day FallenAmerican Battle Monuments CommissionWorld War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1944, D-Day Fallen
  1944, American Battle Monuments Commission
  2004, World War II Fallen [Verified]2
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USAAF 9th Army Air Force
  1943-1944, AAF 2756, 435th Troop Carrier Group, USAAF 9th Army Air Force
  1943-1944, AAF 2756, 77th Squadron, 435th Troop Carrier Group
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Airborne Landings
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sergeant David MacKenzie from Michigan , was radio operator aboard a C-47 Dakota, 77th Squadron, 435th Troop Carrier Group, 9th US Army Air Force. His aircraft flew on June 5 British airfield Welford , located northwest of Newbury, he is engaged in the mission " Albanny " for June 6, 1944 , carrying a stick of paratroopers from the 3rd Company G Battalion belonging to the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division. While over Normandy, the C-47 is hit by German flak and crashed at 1:20 to Clainville (around Picauville). There were no survivors among the five crew members and 17 paratroopers on board.

   
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