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Location:British Legion, Pelican Lane
OS Map Ref:SU470677
Description:Commemorative plaque to US servicemen

17th Airborne Division
Im memory of the 31 patriotic American glidertroopers of the 194th Glider Infantry Regiment and two glider pilots of the 88th Troop Carrier Squadron who lost their lives in a tragic glider crash at Greenham Common December 12th 1944. Dedicated by the 17th Airborne Division Association Dcember 12th 1994.

2Lt Albury, Charles G
PFC Ambrose, Hollis H
Sgt Bangs, Henry W
PFC Bejcek, Norman C
Sgt Bloniak, Frank J
PFC Cholewa, Joseph W
PFC Davis, Forrest C
Pvt Emory, James L
PFC Esch, Edward F, Jr
1/Sgt Fulton, Charles F
PFC Helfenberg, Stanley B
T/5 Horne, William J
PFC Jones, Evan S
Maj Klock, James F
PFC Kulikowski, John J
PFC Lindenmuth, Burton E
PFC MacNeil, Paul D
PFC Mullens, Robert L
Pvt Murphy, Gerald L
PFC Neal, Ricahrd J
PFC Nebendahl, Carl P
PFC Paulson, Russell P
PFC Peterson, Paul S
CW/0 Smith, Ira E
Sgt Swingle, Gilbert L
Pvt Taylor, Alex A
PFC Waltmeyer, Harold E
S/Sgt Watson, William C
PFC Weber, Dale H
Pvt Williamson, John Jr
Capt Wofford, Wilbur P

Glider Pilots
2Lt Buckner, Alfred C
2Lt Croke, Harry R

Battle of the Bulge / Rhineland /Central Europe
Thunder from Heaven

[This plaque for a part of the original memorial to the fatal crash that was erected at RAF Greenham Common in 1994. This has since been replaced by a grander memorial.]

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 Died this day:
01 December 1917
Frederick Bew

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