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Ray James Stecker

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 365th Fighter Group

    365th Fighter Group

    Group
    The Group moved to England in December 1943 as part of the Ninth Air Force. Flying P-47s, the Group took part in missions over northern France designed to weaken Germany's ability to repulse the planned Allied invasion of summer 1944. After the...

  • Headquarters (365th Fighter Group)

Associated Place

  • Beaulieu

    Military site : airfield
    The first airfield site was near East Boldre, used before the First World War. A Royal Flying Corps and RAF station during the First World War, it was sold and dismantled from 1920-1924, though the land was used as a private airfield from 1933 to 1938....

Events

Event Location Date
Born Pennsylvania, USA 26 July 1910
Commanded 365th FG Beaulieu, Brockenhurst SO42, UK 26 June 1944 – 27 April 1945
Died Marblehead, MA, USA 19 December 1967
Buried West Point, NY, USA 23 December 1967

United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section VII, Site 37.
GPS (lat/lon): 41.39852, -73.96824

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 July 2016 01:32:29 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=stecker&GSfn=ray&G...
Thunderbolts of The Hell Hawks - Barnes/Crump/Sutherland

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