2nd Lt William McGowan (cemetery)

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 50 Manche   City  : Moon-sur-Elle
Coordinates : 49°12'23"N 1°2'55"W.  49.20639 -1.04861.  49°12.383 N 1°2.917 W

The town cemetery by the church contains a small plaque to a US aviator.
Take the N13 NW from Caen to Bayeux. From there take the D5 SW to le Molay-Littry. Follow the D15 SW and then turn south on the D6 to Moon-sur-Elle towards Saint-Lo. After the winding turns, turn right towards the church on the D91. The monument is in the town cemetery by the church.
Monument honoring 2nd Lt William J. McGowan 9th Tac, 366th FG, 391st FS who crashed his P-47 at Moon-sur-Elle on June 6th 1944.

See other records :
2nd Lt William McGowan Moon-sur-Elle ; 2nd Lt William McGowan Moon-sur-Elle

External link :
50 MancheMoon-sur-ElleWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Philippe Bauduin.   Record added 21/04/2012.
Photos : Philippe Bauduin (03/2012).
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Plate 2nd Lt William McGowan Moon-sur-Elle Manche (50)
Philippe Bauduin 03/2012