Louis H WICHMER

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER37075765
AGE27 yo
DATE OF BIRTH 1916
ETATMISSOURI
FAMILYParents: Bernard W & Anna Jansen
Siblings: Bernard H, Paul J, Mildred M FAUPEL, Louis H & Roy E
RANKSergeant
FONCTIONBomber
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--MO
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
SQUADRON367th Bomb Squadron
GROUP306th Bomb Group
ARMY8th Air Force
DATE OF DEATH1 may 1943wichmer louis tombe
STATUSMIA
PLACE OF DEATHBetween Pointe -St- Mathieu and Ile Béniguet
DATA PLAN

B-17 Fortress - type F-60-BO - s/n 42-29620

Mission: St-Nazaire (44) base sous-marine

Take-off station 111 Thurleigh, Bedfordshire UK

Shot down by flak and fighters around 12:00

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CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Plan of American Cemetery from St James

GRAVE
Wall of Missing
DECORATION
Purple Heart
 
 Air Medal
Photo FDLM
 
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STORY

Crew of B-17 Fortress - type F-60-BO - s/n 42-29620

O-789397 1st Lieutenant Owen E LUBY Massachusetts Pilot

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

O-729898 2nd Lieutenant Thaddaeus V POWELL Texas Co-Pilot

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

O-664870 2nd Lieutenant Evan D CLAYTON Illinois Navigater

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

36395122 T/Sergeant John ALEXANDER Illinois Mechanic/Gunner

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

18109106 T/Sergeant Reuben A VAN SICKLE Texas Radio

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

37075765 Sergeant Louis H WICHMER Missouri Bomber

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

11040855 S/Sergeant Thomas D OAKMAN Connecticut Gunner

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

18160074 S/Sergeant Robert L TEEGARDEN Oklahoma Gunner

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

33316525 S/Sergeant Elmer E Jr WENZEL Pennsylvania Gunner

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

35277184 S/Sergeant Edward J ZABAWA Ohio Gunner

Deceased - MIA

Wall of Missing - American Cemetery from St-James (50)

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