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S/Sgt Todd Barneycastle, KIA 310th BG, 379th BS

Italy

TODD;

BARNEYCASTLE, Todd (NMI), S/Sgt., Tail-Gunner, Enlistment Service #:
18117439

KILLED IN ACTION on 01 February 1944~On a Sea Sweep Bombing Mission, Port
of Departure of Gambut, as the formation flew broadside, over a three enemy
ship convoy, it is believed that A/C # 42-64770 was hit by Flak as it was
crossing the ships. When last seen, it was burning at either the left engine
or the left gas tank. It crashed heavily into the sea about 30 seconds
later, nose down at about a 25 degree angle.

A/C # 42-64770 (MACR 2815)
P: Slater, Edmund N., 2Lt.~FOD
CP: Huttemann, Gustave (NMI), 2Lt.~FOD
B-N: Thorne, Dudley P., 2Lt.~FOD
RG: Pyles, Deane E., S/Sgt.~FOD
G: McConnell, Walter J., S/Sgt~FOD
TailG: Barneycastle, Todd (NMI), S/Sgt.~FOD

A/C Date MACR BG Model
42-64770 2/1/1944 2815 310 B-25
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World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938 - 1946
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 18117439 18117439
NAME BARNEYCASTLE#TODD####### BARNEYCASTLE#TODD#######
RESIDENCE: STATE 85 TEXAS
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 199 HARDIN
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 8567 HOUSTON TEXAS
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 17 17
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 08 08
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 42 42
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PV0# Undefined Code
GRADE: CODE 8 Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION BI# Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
BRANCH: CODE 00 Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 5 Enlistment for the duration of the War or other
emergency,
plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise
according to law
LONGEVITY ### ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL 0 Civil Life
NATIVITY 85 TEXAS
YEAR OF BIRTH 22 22
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP # Undefined Code
EDUCATION 4 4 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 999 Undefined Code
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 6 Army of the United States - includes the following:
Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year
enlistments
of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal
Service;
Officers appointed in the Army of the United States under Army Regulations
605-10
CARD NUMBER # #
BOX NUMBER 0281 0281
FILM REEL NUMBER 3.3## 3.3##
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U.S. Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
INDEXED AS: Castle Todd Barney
Name: Castle Todd Barney
Gender: Male
Race: White
Religion: Protestant
Disposition: Nonrecoverable
Service Branch: Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service Number: 18117439
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WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings
Name: Todd Barneycastle
Death Date: 1 Feb 1944
Cemetery: Tablets of The Missing At Florence American Cemetery
Cemetery Burial Plot: Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Cemetery City: Florence
Cemetery Country: Italy
WAR: World War II
Awards: Purple Heart
Title: Staff Sergeant
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
Service ID: 18117439
Division: 379th Bomber Squadron, 310th Bomber Group, Medium
Data Source: World War II Honor Roll
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U.S. WWII Military Personnel Missing In Action or Lost At Sea, 1941-1946
Name: Todd Barneycastle
Date of Loss: 1 Feb 1944 0
Branch: U.S. Army Air Force
Rank: S SG
Service Number: 18117439
Status: Missing in Action
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World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
Name: Todd Barneycastle
Inducted From: Texas
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Combat Organization: 379th Bomber Squadron 310th Bomber
Death Date: 1 Feb 1944
Monument: Florence, Italy
Last Known Status: Missing
U.S. Awards: Purple Heart Medal
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National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Honoree Hometown Service Source
Todd Barneycastle Hardin County, TX U.S. Army National Archives
S SG Todd Barneycastle ID: 18117439
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Hometown: Hardin County, TX
Status: FOD
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National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Registry~NARA~War Department Files
Honoree Hometown Service Source
Todd Barneycastle TX U.S. Army Air Forces ABMC Tablets of the Missing
Todd Barneycastle ID: 18117439
Entered the Service From: Texas
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces, 379th Bomber Squadron, 310th Bomber Group,
Medium
Died: Tuesday, February 01, 1944
Memorialized at: Florence American Cemetery
Location: Via Cassia, Italy
Awards: Purple Heart
World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans
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SSgt Todd Barneycastle
Birth: unknown
Death: Feb. 1, 1944
Note: Entered the service from Texas.
Burial: Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Florence, Toscana Region, Italy
Plot: Not Given
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From MACR: NOK:
MRS. Susan V. Barneycastle~MOTHER
Thicket, Texas
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Todd was a Staff Sgt in the 379th Bomber Squadron and the 310th Bomber
Squadron.
He was shot down in Florence, Italy, has a moment there, was listed as
"missing".
Received a Purple Heart Medal. 10 months later his brother died as well.
Added By: Maureen
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FAMILY INFO:
HIS FATHER
http://www.fortunecity.com/millennium/hindmarsh/384/d89.htm
Elzie K. Barneycastle was born on 7 Jun 1879 in Escambia County, Alabama.
He diedon 14 Jun 1945 in Votaw, Hardin County, Texas. Buried in Votaw, Hardin
County
County, Texas.[The Hulion Family Tree2.FTW]
Buried in Votaw, Hardin County County, Texas. Parents: William Henry
Barneycastle and Mary Pollyanna Fuqua .

He was married to Susan Viola Bass in 1904. Children were: Cynthia Lillie
Barneycastle, Benjamin William Barneycastle, James William
Barneycastle, Martin Luther Barneycastle, Nobie Barneycastle, Isabelle
Barneycastle, L. C. Barneycastle, Todd Barneycastle, Lula Barneycastle, Eula
Barneycastle.
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Todd Barneycastle was born on 1 Jun 1922 in Votaw, Hardin County, Texas. He
died on 1 Feb 1944. Parents: Elzie K. Barneycastle and Susan Viola Bass

L. C. Barneycastle was born on 1 Oct 1920 in Votaw, Hardin County, Texas.
He died on 24 Dec 1944. Parents: Elzie K. Barneycastle and Susan Viola Bass.
He was married to Inez Hooks in 1943.

S/Sgt Todd Barneycastle (Top-Turret Gunner)

North Africa

TODD was in the 321st BG, 448th BS, FIRST....

BARNEYCASTLE, Todd (NMI), S/Sgt., Tail-Gunner, Enlistment Service #: 18117439

 310thBG, 379thBS;  KILLED IN ACTION on 01 February 1944~On a Sea Sweep Bombing Mission, Port
of Departure of Gambut, as the formation flew broadside, over a three enemy
ship convoy, it is believed that A/C # 42-64770 was hit by Flak as it was
crossing the ships.

 Mission Report # 3, 17 October 1943    1.      B-25 G’s DS, Gambut.

2.      At 1308 5 B-25G’s took off on a shipping strike of the Pserimos-Cos area.  No A/C returned early.  5 A/C shot 17 75-mm shells and 750 50 caliber at 1529 from 350 feet altitude, 5000-1000 yards range.  4 returned at 1757; 1 with left engine shot out returned at 1610 with 3 Beaufighter escort.  None lost, missing, or at friendly field.

3.      Results:  Attacked 2 beached small F boats on N. shore of Kos Island at 36 degree 52’ N- 25 degree 08’ E with 75-mm and 50 caliber fire.  Scored 2 direct hits on east boat with cannon and covered east boat and personnel with 50 caliber fire.

4.      Air---------None.

Marine----sighted 2 beached F boats, 40 feet apart, on N. Kos Island shore at 36

degrees 52’ N – 25 degrees 08’ E. 

Ground----None. 

Flak--------20-mm and 40-mm, slight, inaccurate from coast from 5 mile E of target to target.  Light, accurate, intense from target area.  Lt. Edwards received direct 20-mm hit in port engine which cut out.  He salvoed 2 waist guns, 75 and 50 ammunition and radio equipment, 2-250 pound bombs to stay in the air.

5.      Weather at target—2/10’s coverage - strato-cumulus 1000-1500’.  Visibility: 19-20 miles.

6.      None.

Flight Leader - Lt. Edwards.

No. of sorties-5.

No. of photos-None.

         SERGIUS P. NEPRASH,    1st Lt., Air Corps   Intelligence Officer ~~~~~~~~~~

 

Sunday, 17 October 1943

     448th BS B-25G A/C No.   42-32464 “Goonbird”

McLaughlin, Robert A., 2Lt, 447th BS    Eaton, Frank R., 2Lt, 448th BS   Leist, Jacob F., S/Sgt, 447th BS Biebighauser, Roy A., 447th BS    Farrell, John J., Pvt, 447th BS    Barneycastle, Todd (NMI), 445th BS

GAMBUT GAMBIT;

 

 

 

 

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