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Walter V Budziszewski

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Machern in B-17 #4338043

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 43-38043

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/6/44; Kearney 28/6/44; Grenier 15/7/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-T]; Thorpe Abbotts 17/7/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 11/9/44 with Howard Schulte, Ball turret gunner: George Berg, Waist gunner: Walt Budziszewski (3 Killed in...

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Illinois, USA 21 July 1924
Lived in Cook County, IL, USA December 1942
Enlisted Chicago, IL, USA 12 December 1942
Died 11 September 1944
Buried Mesa, AZ, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 September 2017 11:02:41 Lucy May Changes to service number, role, events and place associations
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://www.mcadams.org/fpdb/sqds_name2.asp

Enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&tf=F&q=1617...

https://www.fold3.com/image/1/28729827
https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=288
https://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105851104

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8814 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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