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Charles P Kramarewicz


Assigned to the 15th Bombardment Squadron (Light) attached to 226th Squadron RAF and was Killed in Action (KIA) on 4-Jul-1942 while serving as a Dorsal Gunner in the crew of 2Lt. William G. Lynn, Jr. on a Boston III (A-20), tail number AL741, which was shot down by anti-aircraft fire while on a mission to bomb the German airfield Alkamaar at Bergen, Holland.


Units served with

  • 15th Bomb Squadron

    15th Bomb Squadron

    The 15th Bomb Squadron was the first US bomb unit sent to UK. Flying personnel arrived at Newport without aircraft on 13 May 1942. ...



Event Location Date
Killed in Action (KIA) Bergen, The Netherlands 4 July 1942

Shot down by anti-aircraft fire crashed near Bergen-aan-Zee, Holland

Buried Netherlands American Cemetery, 6269 NA Migraten, The Netherlands 1945

Netherlands American Cemetery, Plot I, Row 14, Grave 18


Date Contributor Update
12 November 2014 20:33:29 Lee8thbuff Changes to biography, events and unit associations

Lee Cunningham 12-Nov-2014. Added event associations and map locations

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2014 19:53:58 Lee8thbuff Changes to service number

Lee Cunningham 17-Oct 2014. Service number from American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) records.

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2014 19:52:32 Lee8thbuff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role and biography

Lee Cunningham 17-Oct-2014, "Losses of the 8th and 9th Air Forces", Satn Bishop and John A. Hey MBE; Burial location American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) records.