Arnold F BETTGE

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER18057298
AGE24 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1918
STATECommanche County OKLAHOMA
FAMILYSingle
RANKSergeant
FONCTION 
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled mechanics and repairmen, motor vehiclesOK
DATE of ENLISTEMENT29 october 1941 Fort Sam Houston TEXAS
SQUADRON439th Bomb Squadron
GROUP319th Bomb Group
ARMY 
DATE OF DEATH12 november 1942bettge arnold tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHLes Pieux (50)
DATA PLAN

B-26 Marauder - type B-3-MA - s/n 41-17777 "Boogie Woogie"

B26 MARAUDER
Mission: Transfer of HeadQuarter Attalbridge UK to North Africa Operation Torch
Take-Off: Station 120 à Attelbridge UK
Shot down by a Messerschmitt Me 109 fighter

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D218
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
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Equipage du B-26 Marauder - type B-3-MA - s/n 41-17777

"Boogie Woogie"

1st Lieutenant William A Jr BLOOM Pilot USAAF Dead  Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
1st Lieutenant Ray W HENSLEE   USAAF Dead  Cim Am Cambridge
Sergeant Arnold F BETTGE   USAAF Dead  Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
T/Sergeant Carroll F SALTER   USAAF Dead  Cim Am Cambridge
Lieutenant/Colonel Alvord RUTHERFORD Passager USAAF HeadQuarter Dead  Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
2nd Lieutenant Arthur K Jr PERRY Passager USAAF HeadQuarter Dead  Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer
B26 1  B26 2

INFORMATION SOURCESFrancecrashes39-45.net
PICTURE SOURCEFindagrave.com - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud