Biggs, Cecil W., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
AAF MOS 1054-Pilot - Two-Engine
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1941-1944, AAF MOS 1054, US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Service Years
1941 - 1944

Aviation

First Lieutenant



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Teague

Casualty Date
Sep 21, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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World War II Fallen
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Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

Description
"35,000 troops, 11,377 dead, wounded or missing, 6,450 captured. Objective was to secure series of bridges over main rivers of German occupied Netherlands. Strategic purpose was to allow allied crossing of the Rhine River. The last natural barrier
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Sep 21, 2014
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
C-47A

  128 Also There at This Battle:
  • Bahlau, Frederick Arthur, 1LT, (1942-1945)
  • Beck, Carl, M/Sgt, (1942-1963)
  • Bush, William Douglas, 1LT, (1942-1951)
  • Cooter, Walter, PFC, (1942-1944)
  • Fulmer, Edward Simons, 2LT, (1941-1945)
  • Galbraith, William P., Sgt, (1942-1947)
  • Hatcher, Arvil, S/Sgt, (1943-Present)
  • Joint, Edward, PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Mehosky, Edward, COL, (1940-1971)
  • Perconte, Frank, T/4, (1942-1945)
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