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Leroy Alvin Ruder

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) crashed into Channel after engine failure.

Service

Units served with

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

  • 364th Fighter Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Nekoosa, WI 54457, USA 22 May 1927
Killed in Action (KIA) Saint-Michel-en-Grève, France. 6 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 October 2016 18:33:49 millebr Changes to middlename, service number and awards
Sources

Ancestry.com; TogetherWeServed.com; AAM

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2016 19:33:56 Alex-5872-dk Changes to biography and events
Sources

www.cebudanderson.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5517 / MCR 5517 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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