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Raymond H Soleau

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed in P-51 #44-11197

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

Units served with

  • 20th Fighter Group

    20th Fighter Group

    Group
    In August 1943, the 20th Fighter Group arrived in Clyde, Scotland, before travelling to Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire, which was to be their base for the rest of the war. The Group flew 312 missions before their last mission on 25 April 1945. The...

  • 55th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-11197 'Jakes Jet Job'

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 55FS, 20FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) strafing mission to Madgeburg Area. Lost 25-Feb-45 - Lt Raymond H Soleau details unknown, contacted control but did not pass details of problem. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12742.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Monroe, Michigan
Unknown Germany 25 February 1945
Died 25 February 1945
Killed in Action (KIA)
Promoted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 12742 / MACR 12742, King's Cliffe Memorial Edition / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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