David was my mothers cousin. He enlisted with the Canadian Air Force before the USA joined WWII. After Pearl Harbor, he transferred to the Army Air Corp. He flew over 20 missions (pilot of B-17) and was shot down close to the I.P. of Weiner-Neudorf, Austria July 26, 1944. 301st BG, 352nd Squadron based in Lucera, Italy. B-17F. Plane exploded in mid-air after fighter engagement. One crew member survived. He was from Nashville, Tennessee.