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Paul M. Mailley

Second Lieutenant, 
U.S. Army Air Forces

O-799600

23rd Photographic Squadron, 
5th Reconnaissance Group

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: March 4, 1944
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at Florence American Cemetery
Florence, Italy
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart


SECOND LIEUTENANT PAUL M. MAILLEY was the son of Paul and Ellen Mailley. He was born in New Jersey. At the time of the April 1930 Federal Census, he was 7 years old, and the family lived at 612 Powell Street in Gloucester City NJ. His father was then working as a dyer, and his mother as a bank secretary. Prior to entering the Army, he had lived with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. George C. James of 428 Middlesex Avenue, Gloucester City NJ, before entering the Army.  

Paul Mailley was killed on March 4, 1944 when the reconnaissance plane he was in was downed over France. He was initially listed as missing in action. His body was never recovered, and he was later declared to have been killed in action.

Second Lieutenant Mailley was survived by his mother, Mrs. Ellen Van Huysen of Schenectady NY, and his grandparents. His death was reported in the September 25, 1944 edition of the Camden Courier-Post.


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