38 Isère City : Leyrieu
Coordinates : 45°45'23"N 5°16'7"E
45°45.383 N 5°16.117 E
A small chapel tucked away on Mount Annoisin.
Take the D317 west out of Lyons. Follow west on the D6, D55, and D65B. Once on the latter take the Chemin de Peroncel east to Leyrieu. Take the D65 south and then the D521 north to Michalieu. There, follow the back roads to the Chapelle Notre Dame de La Salette on the Mount Annoisin.
Here, on November 11th 1944, the following were called back to god Brothers in battle, they stayed brothers in death, may they remain so forever in glory.
Crew of the North American B-25D N° 42-87440 of the 522nd BS. The plane crashed on September 11th 1944 while trying to land on the airfield at Loyettes.
Equipage du NORTH AMERICAN B-25D N° 42-87440 appartenant au 522nd Bomb Squadron de l'United States Army Air Force. L'avion s'est écrasé le 11 septembre 1944, lors de l'atterrissage sur l'aérodrome de campagne situé à Loyettes.
Here, on November 11th 1944, the following were called back to god,
Glenn T. Maltby, Jr Captain Thomas F. Gilimore S.Sgt Carl L. Williams Jr - Peter Roberts Cpt Vernon J. Herbert - Stuart E. Mather - Lawrence K. Weckel Peter L. Whelan 1st Lt Frank W. Sobierajski T/Sgt James T. Lee S/Sgt John W. Utkewitch Jr Cpl Kurt D. Meyer - Harry Wilner - Arthur H. Towler Civilian Technician Harry J. Conley
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Notified by : Claude Dannau.
Photos : Claude Dannau.
Record added 03/12/2009
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