Died non Battle 3 May 1944
Memorialized at the East Coast Memorial, New York, NY
Aircraft B-25G with serial number 42-32464 departed from Natal in Brazil on a Ferrying mission to Belem, Brazil. The aircraft was last sighted at Sao Luiz in Brazil, course coastal. The cause of the loss of the aircraft is unknown, possible lack of fuel.
Pilot, 1st Lieutenant Roy V. Montgomery
Co-Pilot, 2nd Lt William A. Gavin
Navigator, 2nd Lt Mace M. Richardson
Flight Engineer, T/Sgt Edward J. Collins
Radio Operator, PFC Francis J. Martin