445th Bomber Group, 701st Bomber Squadron, 8th Air Force
Aircraft B-24J with serial number 42-50467 departed from Tibenham, England on a bombing mission to Misburg, Germany. Ship #467 was jumped by fighters. They crashed at 1300 hours on 26 November 1944 at Hamelerwald near Peine, with a full bomb load. 99% of the plane was destroyed and the complete crew was killed in action.
2nd Lt Levy was initially buried at the Ardennes American War Cemetery at Neuville-en-Condroz in Belgium. He is buried at Nashville National Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County in Tennessee together with 1st Lt John D. Barringer Jr., 2nd Lt Norman F. Brunswig and Sgt Roland C. Lyons Jr. at site MM 64, 64A, 65.
Pilot, 1st Lt John D. Barringer Jr.
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt Robert D. Levy
Navigator, F/O Paul J. Juliano
Bombardier, 2nd Lt Norman F. Brunswig
Engineer/Top Turret Gunner, S/Sgt Joseph F. Black
Radio Operator, S/Sgt Eugene Sullivan
Waist Gunner, Sgt Roland C. Lyons Jr.
Waist Gunner, Sgt Eldon R. Personette
Tail Gunner, Sgt William L. Vance Jr.
- Rank: Second Lieutenant
- Date of death: 26 November 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 445th Bomber Group, 701st Bomber Squadron
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Nashville National Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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