510th Fighter Squadron

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Lt Edward T.J. Mossman Jr

Published in Killed In Action

17 Dec 1944
KIA
Lorraine American Cemetery

Maj Clyde V. Knisley

Published in Killed In Action

Maj. Knisley's P-47 Thunderbolt fighter bomber was shot down by enemy anti-aircraft fire on a mission near Tandel on the German-Luxemburg border on Jan. 19, 1945.

At the time of his death, he had flown 324 combat missions with a total of 578 combat hours, more than any other pilot in the Squadron.

Lt R.D. Kunz

Published in Killed In Action

26 Nov 1944
KIA
USA

Lt Boleslaw Kociencki

Published in Killed In Action

Lt Boleslaw Kociencki was killed on 22nd June 1944 when he collided head on with a Messerschmitt Bf 109G he was attacking in the Cloyes-sure-le-Loir area. He was known as K-Kid and flew a P-47 with this name on it.

510th pilots Lt. Starck, Lt Kociencki, and Lt Williams were commorated when a plaque to the 405th was unveiled at Purewell Cross War Memorial, Christchurch in June 2002.

Lt W.E. James

Published in Killed In Action

8 Aug 1944
KIA
Normandy American Cemetery

Lt G.L. Feucht

Published in Killed In Action

12 Dec 1944
KIA
Lorraine American Cemetery

Lt J.A. Pelletier

Published in Killed In Action

KIA
USA

1944-11-18

Lt B.F. Savage

Published in Killed In Action

 30 Jul 1944
KIA
Normandy American Cemetery

Lt A.O. Swanson

Published in Killed In Action

26 Jan 1945
KIA
Ardennes American Cemetery

Lt Col Bruce F. Parcell

Published in Killed In Action

Major Bruce Parcell was the original C.O. and was killed on a strafing run in Normandy.