Ralph served as a pilot in the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron of the 10th Photo Recon Group out of Middle Wallop, England. On 22 June 1944, he was shot down flying F-6 42-103378 fifteen miles west of St Quentin, France and was Killed in Action. He is buried at Epinal American Cemetery.
Military site : airfield
Planned as an RAF bomber station with a grass airfield, concrete perimeter track and hardstandings, Middle Wallop opened as a training base in April 1940, before construction was complete. Used as an RAF day-fighter and night-fighter base during 1940...
|Lived in||Jefferson County, IN, USA||December 1940|
|Enlisted||Lawrence Township, IN, USA||7 December 1940|
At Fort Benjamin Harrison
|Died||02100 Saint-Quentin, France||22 June 1944|
Plot A Row 27 Grave 41
|13 December 2016 11:34:48||Lucy May||Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, awards, events, place associations and aircraft associations|
NARA enlistment record: https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=...
|28 October 2015 10:38:28||Cym118||Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, events and unit associations|
9th Roll of Honor, Mr C B East