We shall not forget


The Citadel Class of: 1944

Cadet Company: C (4), C (3)
Age: 22
Born: 28-Sep-21 in Riverside, California
Hometown: Riverside, California
Family: Stanley Richardson (father), Roberta Richardson (mother),
Sheridan Richardson (brother), Frank Richardson (brother)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Branch of Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
Servicenumber: O-752904
Entered the Service from: California
Function: Bombardier
Squadron: 506th Bomber Squadron
Group:  44th Bomber Group, Heavy
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
B-24H 41-29496, “Aries” also known as
“Ram It-Dammit”, MACR 6744
Date of   death: 27-Jun-44
Status: KIA
Place of death: over Creil, France
Spot: crash site 500m south-east Road Creil-Chantilly
(D162), Saint-Maximin
Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Gravenumber: Plot B Row 32 Grave 8
Cemetery: Epinal American Cemetery
Biography: Not Available
Other information: member of Calliopean Literary Society
Source: Sphinx 1941


Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Citadel Archive & Museum, Mike Stannard ’65, MACR 6744, 44th Bomber Group Roll of Honor, France Crashes 39-45, Sphinx 1941 & 1942, B24 Best Web, 1920/30/40 US Census (NARA), California Birth Index, Find A Grave.com, Group de National de Recherche 1939-1949

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