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|Pilot Lt. William E. Luton, O-810393 (KIA, BR)
Crashed May 21, 1944
Built by Republic. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as P-47D Thunderbolt serial number unknown. Disassembled and shipped overseas to the South West Pacific Area (SWPA).
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 348th Fighter Group, 342nd Fighter Squadron. No known nose art or nickname.
On May 21, 1944 took off piloted by Lt. William E. Luton on a mission and crashed, killing the pilot.
Postwar, Luton is buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in Memphis, TN.
World War II Army Enlistment Records - William E. Luton
FindAGrave - Lieut William Earl Luton (photos, grave photo)
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