SECOND LIEUTENANT DONALD CLIVE DELANEY; U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE

January 2, 1924 (Springfield, OH) – January 29, 1945; 21 years old; unmarried
Last local address: Hickory Bluff, South Norwalk (draft card) and 401 Highland Ave
Service number: O-827399
375TH TROOP CARRIER GROUP, 56TH SQUADRON
MIA (at sea)

Son of Ralph M. Delaney who resided in New York City, New York.

Donald was a passenger on C-46D #44-77420, 56th Squadron, 375th Troop Carrier Group. C-46D #44-77420 took off from Biak Island, Indonesia on a Cargo & Passenger mission to Dulag, Leyte, Philippines. They were not heard from after takeoff and assumed to have crashed at sea during the war.

Airmen who perished on C-46D # 44-77420:

Allen, William G ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, MO
Brewer, Alpheus W ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, GA
Critz, Thomas F ~ 2nd Lt, Passenger, MS
Delaney, Donald C ~ 2nd Lt, Passenger, NY
Havens, Edwin C ~ 2nd Lt, Passenger, MI
Hill, Marshall H ~ 2nd Lt, Passenger, IN
Kaul, George E ~ 2nd Lt, Passenger, MN
Murphy, Robert E ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, MT
Seymour, Julian H ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, TN
Spiess, William F ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, MN

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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