Date of Incident01/25/1944
ConflictWorld War II 1941-1945
Unit68th Reconnaissance Group, 16th Squadron
StatusMissing in Action
Lieutenant Gordon served as First Lieutenant & Navigator on B-17F #42-30379, 16th Squadron, 68th Reconnaissance Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. B-17F #42-30379 took off, with a crew of 13, from Foch Field, Tunisia on a Reconnaissance mission along the coast of Naples, Italy. They never returned to base and are assumed to have either been shot down or crashed in the Mediterranean Sea for an unknown reason.
He is memorialized on the Tablets of the Missing in North Africa American Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia.
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