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Old 25th January 2010, 20:55
alain charpentier alain charpentier is offline
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a pilot of 56th Fighter Group

Hello,

I research about Lt Thomas Guerrero 39163958, born in 1919,lived at Santa Barbara California, killed on 18 September 1944 when flying with 63th Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group on P47 44-19768.

I would like to know about the circonstance of its death, and where he is buried.

Thank you for your help .

Alain
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Old 25th January 2010, 23:54
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Re: a pilot of 56th Fighter Group

Alain -
According to 63d Sq. CO , Harold Comstock ,
In quote from Book " Wolfpack Warriors " Page 193
Lt. Tom Gurrero Crash Landed and was badly injured.
He was Captured and taken to Hospital where a Steel Plate
was put in his Head and then Repatriated.
Mike
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Old 27th January 2010, 13:19
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Re: a pilot of 56th Fighter Group

Alain,

From the Nationwide Gravesite Locator which lists the burial sites of many veterans:

GUERRERO, THOMAS US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II DATE OF BIRTH: 09/06/1919 DATE OF DEATH: 02/20/2008 BURIED AT: GREENLAWN SW MORTUARY & MEM PK 2739 PANAMA LN BAKERSFIELD, CA 93313

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http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1


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