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Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for 1st Lieutenant Sylvester B Goeke of the 320th Bomb Group researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file contains copies of primary documents that discuss the return of personal effects, circumstances and causes of death, and memorialisation of the fallen airman.

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  • 320th Bomb Group

    320th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 320th Bombardment Group (Medium) on 19 June 1942. ...


  • Sylvester Goeke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    1st Lieutenant Sylvester B. Goeke was born May 11, 1918, and was the son of Ben and Ida Goeke. His hometown was Greenville, Ohio. ...


Date Contributor Update
07 May 2015 10:24:21 rossingtonj Created entry with collection, caption and person associations

Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) researched and donated by Bill Beigel: