Died non Battle

1st Lt Patrick and S/Sgt Shanks, along with co-pilot 1/Lt Charles L Grunder, were killed in a crash at Margaretting, England while on a test hop on April 27, 1944, flying Aircraft B-26B with serial number 41-31907 TQ-H.

U.S. Army Air Forces, 559th Bomber Squadron, 387th Bomber Group, Medium
Buried at Cambridge American Cemetery in Cambridge, England
Attended Knoxville High School
Parents: Henry C. Patrick and Nora Patrick
Siblings: Buella J. Patrick, Phros A. Patrick
Born in 1919
Enlisted on January 15, 1942, in Elmira, NY

  • Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Date of death: 27 April 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 559th Bomber Squadron, 387th Bomber Group, Medium
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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