Walter J. KWOKA

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER36398334
AGE25 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1919
STATEILLINOIS
FAMILYSingle
RANKPrivate First Class
FONCTIONNose gunner
JOB before ENLISTEMENTOccupations in transportIL
DATE of ENLISTEMENT1 april 1942
SQUADRON568th Bomber Squadron
GROUP390th Bomber Group Heavy
ARMY8th US Air Force
DATE OF DEATH20 april 1944kwoka walter tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHAround BRIX
DATA PLANB-17 G -15DL
42-37890 BI-R
"Big Friend - Rovin Ramona II"
(registered bomber)
MACR 4169
Mission: V1 Launch Ramp
Take-off: station 153, Framlingham, Suffolk UK
Shot down by flak at 6:57 p.m. - flight explosion
CEMETERY TEMPORARY

CEMETERY from Cherbourg

le 24 april 1944

CEMETERY TEMPORARY AMERICAN from Blosville

le 15 february 1945

blosville

CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D412
DECORATION
 
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8AIRFORCE 390BG 1 390BG 568bs 568bs 1
STORY
 

B-17 Fortress - type G-15-DL - s/n 42-37890 BI*R
"Big Friend / Rovin'Ramona II"

1st Lieutenant Richard Lee MANN Pilot Died- Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) mann richard tombe
2nd Lieutenant John E VAUGHAN CoPilot Died
2nd Lieutenant Mc Kinnon CAMERON Bomber Died- Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) cameron mckinnon tombe
Caporal Bernard A ANDERSON Radio Died- Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) anderson bernard tombe
Tech/Sergeant Jesse W ROBERTS Gunner Prisonner - Stalag 17B Braunau Gneikendorf
Staff/Sergeant Raymond ZUCCO Gunner Died
Staff/Sergeant Mark I OVERSTREET Gunner Died
Staff/Sergeant Walter E HERMENAU Gunner Died
Tech/Sergeant Robert T WEDEMEYER Gunner Died
Privat First Class Walter J KWOKA Navigator Died- Cim Am Colleville-sur-Mer (14) kwoka walter tombe
equipage 42 37890
b 17

 

Monument Brix

Monument in memory of the crew of a B17 bomber of the 568th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bombardment Group of the 8th Air Force.

Brix Mémorial 1Brix Mémorial

INFORMATION SOURCEFrancecrashes39-45.net - Bruno CADEVILLE
PICTURE SOURCEBruno CADEVILLE - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud