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Dallas Raymond

Monuments

B-17G

 

Name:
Raymond Dallas
Rank:
Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-696069
Unit:
412th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1944-08-02
State:
Kentucky
Cemetery:
Normandy American Cemetery
Plot:
I
Row:
25
Grave:
4
Decoration:
Purple Heart, Air Medal
Comments:

Born 19 October 1923 in Paducah, Kentucky. Son of Robert T. and Lizzie M. Dallas. Navigator of the B-17G 42-102700 "I'll Get By," which took off from Station 119 in Horham, Suffolk, UK on 2 August 1944.  Hit by flak and exploded in mid-air at 1754h near Lisieux, France. Three crewmen survived the event and were taken prisoner, and seven were killed. Dallas was 19 years old when he died.