1/Lt. Raymond L. Sumpter


(F. Birtciel)

1/Lt. Raymond L. Sumpter

343rd FS - 15 March 1943 - 06 February 1944 (Killed in Action)

Assigned Aircraft

P-38J 42-67479

Mission History

Not Known

Mission List
55th FG Mission # Date Target
06 20 October 1943 Duren
07 22 October 1943 Cambrai
09 03 November 1943 Wilhelmshaven (Yellow 2)
12 07 November 1943 Sweep- Ostend - St. Omer Area
17 26 November 1943 Bremen
43 06 February 1944 Dijon (KIA)
Air Scores
Destroyed  
Probable  
Damaged  
Ground Scores
Destroyed  
Damaged  
Notes Entered service from Pasadena, California.
Known as 'Ray'
ASN - O-740304
15 March 1943 - Joined the 343rd Fighter Squadron
December 1943 - Promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant
December 1943 - Awarded the Air Medal
06 February 1944 - Lt. Sumpter's P-38 had a collision with Lt. Atckison's P-38 and dove into the channel, 10 miles due south of St. Catherines Point, Isle of Wight.  Lt. Sumpter was not seen to bail out.
Lt. Sumpter's name is on the Wall of the Missing, Cambridge American Military Cemetery, Coton, Cambridge, England.
MACR No.02149
Awards
Memories  
   

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