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 M.J. Roth

Published in Killed In Action

KIA
USA

1944-11-19

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 Arthur F. Williams Jr.

Published in Killed In Action

2nd Lt Arthur F Williams Jnr died on 29th June 1944 in the Foxwood Avenue Disaster, following the crash of Vincent James P-47 in to a row of bungalow homes. He tried to warn civilians & firefighters in the road of the danger of an unexploded bomb but was killed in the blast, shortly afterwards.

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. Russel B. Clifford

Published in Killed In Action

Lt. Russel B. Clifford from Kiamath Falls, Oregon.
P 47 D 20 RE 42 76471 crashed in FONTAINE LA GUYON pilot killed

1944-00-00

Lt Marvin E. Leinweber

Published in Killed In Action

10 Aug 1944
KIA
USA

Lt C.W. Starck

Published in Killed In Action

2nd Lt Charles W Starck died on 29th May 1944, as a result of a mid air collison on 28th May, while he was flying the 510th's Piper L-4B Grasshopper. The crash occurred near Avon village a few miles north of Christchurch airfield. He may have collided with an RAF aircraft as no other USAAF aircraft was lost in a collison nearby. His body was later returned to the USA for burial.

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.

Capt A. Sadowski

Published in Killed In Action

14 Mar 1945
AD 27 Jan
USA