James F. Syron Jr.

Corporal James F. Syron Jr. died when the Consolidated B-24 Liberator "Flossie" came down on the Isle of Man having taken off from Langford Lodge, Co. Antrim.


James F. Syron


Corporal James F. Syron Jr. (32414785) served in 312th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8th United States Army Air Force during the Second World War. He was born in The Bronx, New York, U.S.A.

Syron died on 6th July 1944 while serving as a radio operator on B-24H #42-50762 “Flossie”. The plane crashed on high ground on North Barrule southwest of Ramsey, Isle of Man while en-route to Great Britain from Langford Lodge Airfield, Co. Antrim.

Burial first took place at Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery, Belfast. After the war, Syron was repatriated to Plot 48-10-19/20 of Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, U.S.A.

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