Charles Robert Breuning

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 38540 - KIA on 11 September 1944, F/O Charles R. Breuning flew 33 combat missions with the 369th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group, after joining it on 3...

Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Ramrod to Hannover/Magdeburg. Crashed near Schwarzenhasel in P-51D 44-14399 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 8790.

Formerly with Royal Canadian Air Force, P-51B 43-12208 'Rose of San Antone'

Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: P-51 Mustang
  • Unit: 359th Fighter Group 369th Fighter Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description
San Antonio, Texas

Died

Schwarzenhasel 1944-09-11 Failed to Return (FTR) Ramrod to Hannover/Magdeburg. Crashed near Schwarzenhasel (s-w. Sontra) in P-51D 44-14399 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 8790.

Based

East Wretham 1944-06-03 - 1944-09-11 Assigned to 369FS, 359FG, 8AF USAAF.

Born

San Antonio, Bexar County, TX, USA 1924-04-04 Son of Frank and Florence Breuning.

Enlisted

Fort Worth, TX, USA 1943-12-17 Fort Worth, Texas

Buried

Netherlands American Cemetery Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten, Netherlands Plot A Row 2 Grave 2

Revisions

Date6 Jan 2021 11:52:23
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit History

Date6 Jun 2020 09:56:22
ContributorCeesSteijger
Sources

J-2075

Date27 Sep 2014 18:05:53
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8790 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list

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