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Walter R Bloecker

Military

Service

People

  • Walter Beecroft

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 447th Bomb Group
    https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/153645925/walter-h-beecroft

  • John Casey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 447th Bomb Group

  • Frank Ciccone

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

  • Samuel Mazur

    Military | Master Sergeant | Tail Gunner/ Engineer (?) | 447th Bomb Group
    M SGT Samuel Mazur was a veteran who served as an Army Air Corpsman during World War II, and in the Air Force during the Korean War. During World War II he was a tail gunner in a B-17 bomber on the European front. A career military man, he was awarded...

  • Kenneth McCarthy

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

  • Olaf Mobley

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 447th Bomb Group

  • Richard Seccombe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 447th Bomb Group

  • Wallace Wilson

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 447th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 447th Bomb Group

    447th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 447th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses on strategic bombardment missions out of Rattlesden, Suffolk. With their first mission coming on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1943, their main focus was hitting sites that would weaken enemy forces...

  • 709th Bomb Squadron

Associated Place

  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

  • Rattlesden Memorial

    Other location

  • St Nicholas, Rattlesden

    Other location

  • Rattlesden Gliding Club

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born 19 March 1917
Died 16 September 1992

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2019 20:31:07 timothymotz Changes to highest rank
Sources

Timothy Motz from Doyle Shields, History 447th Bomb Group and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49124237/walter-r-bloecker

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2019 20:30:21 timothymotz Changes to role, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Timothy Motz from Doyle Shields, History 447th Bomb Group and https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49124237/walter-r-bloecker

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History Roster as of 01 August 1945

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