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Carlton P. Tierney

Second Lieutenant,
U.S. Army Army Air Force

O-860471

 

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: November 16, 1943
Buried at: 
Awards: 

SECOND LIEUTENANT CARLTON PAUL TIERNEY was born in Wisconsin on May 23, 1916, the second son of Patrick Tierney and his wife, the former Ora Bedell. At the time of the 1930 census, the Tierney family which included older brother John, lived in Sherwood Village in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Patrick Tierney was then employed as an insurance agent.

Carlton Tierney had completed four years of college and was working as civil engineer when he enlisted in the Army on October 21, 1942 at Chanute Field, Illinois. Carlton Tierney had been living in Haddonfield NJ prior to his induction, and was single when he went to war. After joining the Army, Carlton Tierney qualified for flight duty, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant. He was killed during a training mission when the bomber he was in crashed on November 16, 1943 approximately 12 miles southeast of Walker Army Airfield, near Victoria, Kansas. Four other members of the crew were reported killed in the crash. Lieutenant Tierney was not the pilot.

 He is memorialized on the Haddonfield NJ World War II War Memorial.


Ironwood, Michigan Daily Gobe * November 17, 1943





2 LT Carlton P. Tierney
ID: O-860471
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Milwaukee County, WI
Status: DNB



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