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Piche Joseph Lyndon

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1st Lt Joseph L. Piche

 

Name:
Joseph Lyndon Piche
Rank:
First Lieutenant
Serial Number:
O-751428
Unit:
509th Fighter Squadron, 405th Fighter Group
Date of Death:
1944-07-17
State:
Florida
Cemetery:
Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Me
Plot:
G
Row:
11
Grave:
31
Decoration:
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 7 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Hear
Comments:

1st Lt Joseph Lyndon Piche, pilot of the P-47 Thunderbolt 42-75461, was returning from a bombing mission over Le Mans when he was hit by AA fire. Wounded, he tried to land in a field but lost consciousness and clipped a tree. The plane crashed in flames.