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Banning Albert Vernon

Monuments

B17 42-107010 Plaque

 

Name:
Albert Vernon Banning
Rank:
Flight Officer
Serial Number:
T-131781
Unit:
569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group
Date of Death:
1944-12-27
State:
Michigan
Cemetery:
Cambridge American Cemetery, United Kingdom
Plot:
D
Row:
7
Grave:
23
Decoration:
Purple Heart
Comments:

Albert Vernon Banning, aged 20, was born on June 12, 1924. He was the son of William Henry Banning and Florence Irene Ramsdill Banning. He was married to Virginia VanDugteren Ryan.

Albert served in the 569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group, Heavy, as a Flight Officer and Navigator on the B-17 #42-107070 during World War II. He was Killed in Action on December 27, 1944, when his airplane crashed near Parham, England. F/O Banning is now buried in the Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, United Kingdom.