Herbert Dean AUTENREITH

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER17067515
AGE29 yo
DATE OF BIRTH27 july 1916
STATEUnion county IOWA
FAMILYMarried
Parent: Wilbur H & Lois Z AUTENREITH
Siblings: Merle E & Dean H
RANKStaff Sergeant
FONCTIONPassenger
JOB before ENLISTEMENTManagers and officialsIA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT13 may 1942 Fort Des Moines, IOWA
SQUADRON862nd Bomber Squadron
GROUP493rd Bomber Group, Heavy
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH7 mai 1945autenreith herbert d mur
STATUSMIA
PLACE OF DEATHAtlantic Ocean
DATA PLAN 
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
Wall of Missing
DECORATION
European African Middle Estern Campaing MedalEAMECampaign
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
World War II Victory Medalvictory medal
 usaf 8air force493bg862bs
 STORY

Crew of B-17G # 42-32087 from 493rd Bomber Group, Heavy

AUTENREITH, Herbert D ~ S/Sgt, Passager, INDIANA
BAKER, John W ~ Sgt, Radio Operateur, NEW JERSEY
BONCZAR, Frank A ~ Pvt, Passager, NEW YORK
DIGMAN, Harold H ~ S/Sgt, Mitrailleur, OREGON
GRANHOLM, Harold F ~ Sgt, Passager, NEW YORK
GREEN, James W ~ Corp, Passager, MASSACHUSSETT
GUEST, Joseph P ~ T/Sgt, Passager, PENNSYLVANIA
JANNEY, Leonard H ~ S/Sgt, Passager, ILINOIS
MICHALOWSKI, Edward J ~ S/Sgt, Passager, NEW YORK
PENTNEY, John L ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, OREGON
RADZEVICH, Benny J ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, NEW YORK
STARR, James R ~ Sgt, Mitrailleur, MASSACHUSSETT
TAYLOR, Charles A, Jr ~ Sgt, Passager, MASSACHUSSETT
ZELLERS, Kenneth E ~ M/Sgt, Passager, PENNSYLVANIA

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Squadrons:

860th: 1943-1945. 
861st: 1943-1945. 
862nd: 1943-1945. 
863rd: 1943-1945.

Stations:

McCook AAFld, Neb, 1st nov. 1943 
Elveden Hall, Angleterre, 1st janvier 1944 
Debach, Angleterre, avril 1944-6 août 1945 
Sioux Falls AAFld, SD, 12-28 août 1945.

Commanders:

Col Elbert HELTON, 1 nov. 1943 
Col Robert B LANDRY, 16 févr. 1945 
Lt Col Shepler W FITZGERALD Jr, 5 juin-28 août 1945.

Campaigns:

Air Offensive, Europe; 
La Normandie; 
Nord de la France; 
Rhénanie; 
Ardennes-Alsace; 
Europe centrale.


INFORMATION & PICTURES SOURCESAbmc.gov - Honorstates.org - Findagrave.org - Americanairmuseum.com - Aad.archives.gov
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud