Virgil Rose Jr. Royal Canada Air Force. Later transferred to US Army Air Force
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
Shot down 20 December 1943 in B-24 #42-40133. Killed in Action (KIA). DFC/ AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH
Veteran of the 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, returning to Libya. Lost on 18 Nov 43, after receiving damage from attacking Me 109s after the Hjeller-Oslo, Norway mission. MACR 2187. A/C landed in Sweden and crew were interned. ...
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Family photos and clippings saved by the mother of Virgil Rose Jr.