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Briggs Frederick Olson

Monuments

B-26 Marauder 41-31805

 

Name:
Frederick Olson Briggs
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-813311
Unit:
553rd Bomber Squadron
Date of Death:
1944-07-28
State:
Maine
Cemetery:
Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Me
Plot:
G
Row:
12
Grave:
30
Decoration:
Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf ClustersPurple Heart
Comments:

Pilot of the B-26 Marauder 41-31805, 1stLt Briggs took off from Dunmow, Essex, UK, before crashing into a FW-190 12km SO of Lisieux while on a mission to bomb a bridge near Ecouché.