SSgt MC GEACHIE John

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Villers-Saint-Paul

Coordinates : 49.28806,2.49556 .  49°17'17"N 2°29'44"E .  49°17.283 N 2°29.733 E

On an exterior wall of a house on the SW roadside of the Rue du Liberator, extending from Rue Jean Jaures.

Take the D200 SW from Compiegnes. At the town go down Avenue des Pommiers then N to Jean Jaures and NE on the latter.
To the glorious memory of SSgt John McGeachie 346th BS 489th BG
KIA on June 2nd 1944

B-24H-FO Liberator 42-94933 8R D "Stubby Gal II" was shot down by flak on June 2nd 1944 during a bombing run over the airfields of Creil and Brétigny. The death and subsequent burial at the US Epinal cemetery of radio operator John McGeachie is referenced as well.

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Plate SSgt  MC GEACHIE John Villers-Saint-Paul Oise (60)
Régis Biaux 09/2012

Plate SSgt  MC GEACHIE John Villers-Saint-Paul Oise (60)
Régis Biaux 09/2012

Plate SSgt  MC GEACHIE John Villers-Saint-Paul Oise (60)
Régis Biaux 09/2012