Charles Urban Rapp

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 45416 - 1st Lt Charles Urban Rapp Jr, 368BS, 306BG.

Assigned to 368BS, 308BG, 8AF USAAF. Dean Allen crew. 26 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Gelsenkirchen in B-17 42-97946 'Hard To Get'. Crashed at Budberg. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 8464

Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 368th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-759675
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hard T Get
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 368th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Johnstown, PA 1915-11-10 Son of Charles Urban Sr and Veronica F Rapp.

Buried

Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Re-Interred Ardennes American Cemetery and Memorial Liege, Belgium Block B, Row 30, Grave 12

Died

Budberg, Germany 1944-08-26 Failed to Return (FTR) Gelsenkirchen in B-17 42-97946 'Hard To Get'. Crashed at Budberg. KIA MACR 8464

Based

Thurleigh 1944-08-26 Assigned to 368BS, 308BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Draft registration

Johnstown, PA Employed by Bethlehem Steel Co. Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

Enlisted

Birmingham, AL 1942-10-01 Birmingham, Alabama

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