2nd Lt. Stanford A. Kay (KIA)

Discription: Information:
Full Name: Stanford A. Kay
Service number: O-2060304
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant.
Function: Navigator
Birth date & Place: 1921, Pennsylvania
Woonplaats: Pennsylvania
Age: Not available
Education: Graduate of William Penn High School, class of 1938, and the Wharton Extension Schoo
Profesion: Employee of the Middletown Air Depot
Family: Morton J. Kay (father) Mary H. (Cohn) Kay (mother) Shirley J. Kay (sister) Marion (Stormwind) Kay (wife)
Award: Purple Heart, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, American Campaign Medal,European-African-Middel Eastern Campaign Medal,World War II Victory Medal. Navigator badge.
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten Plot E, Row 20, Grave 25
Date of death: 10 January 1945
Place of Death: Neuss
Mission data: Date: 10 January 1945 Mission: 241 Serialnumber: 43-38668 Callsign: BI-T Type: B17-G Date: 10 January 1945 Destination/Mission: Bombing Bridges Cologne afterwards inflight mission changed to bombing bridges Neuss Mission: Bombing bridges. MACR: 11580
Status: KIA

A graduate of William Penn High School, class of 1938, and the Wharton Extension School, he is a former employee of the Middletown Air Depot.

He entered the service as an aviation cadet in February, 1943 and was given preliminary training at Fort Myers Fla.

He was awarded his wings and commission at Selma Field, Monroe, La., in June, 1944. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his widow, the former Miss Marion Stromwind, Washington, Pa.