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Grave marker for the communal grave of William Aaron Louis Ajello, Truman Armstrong, Laurence Barben, Roy Bolin, Robert Oleson and Charles Weatherly of the 455th Bomb Group at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri

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Units

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Aaron

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 09/27/44 Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Louis Ajello

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Truman Armstrong

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA). Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 42-51355

  • Laurence Barben

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Roy Bolin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission crashed at Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Robert Oleson

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down on Kassel mission and crashed near Krauthausen in B-24 #42-51355

  • Charles Weatherly

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 27 September 1944 in B-24 #42-51355

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Date Contributor Update
29 April 2021 01:37:50 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and mission associations
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U.S. findagrave.com

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