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2Lt. Hurd, James A - O- 2069374

Discussion in 'All Hands Club & Canteen Discussion Area' started by Alex Smart, May 17, 2017.

  1. Alex Smart

    Alex Smart Active Member

    Re the loss of this airman, 2Lt. James A. HURD, O- 2069374.
    Killed in action on 25th February 1945 whilest a Bombardier aboard B25J 43-4000 .
    He is not in the ABMC lists.
    On "findagrave" it does have details. Which are-
    Born- 1923. This would make him 22years old in 1945 ?
    (I could only find two James A. Hurd's on Fold3 apart from the MACR but neither one seemed to fit this airman).
    "Burial at Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Champagne County, Ohio."
    Again in the section marked "Plot" there are no details.
    So is this just a memorial or is he actually buried at Oak Dale Cemetery ?
    Thanks for any further info on the resting place of 2Lt. Hurd.
  2. RSwank

    RSwank Well-Known Member

    Alex, when you look at the graves of his parents, they also don't have any plot info. I don't think you can read anything into lack of details for the "Plot".

    He is not listed on the dpaa "still missing" list.
  3. Airwar

    Airwar Well-Known Member

  4. Alex Smart

    Alex Smart Active Member


    Thank you for the swift responses, so it can be said that he is actually buried in the USA.
    An IDPF would confirm date recovered and returned to USA.


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