Herbert VanderVate JrMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. Last seen strafing a truck convoy in P-51 44-14310, southeast of Schirmeck, France. 28-Aug-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 8300.
Awards: AM, PH.
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Units served with
|Buffalo, NY, USA||27 September 1917||Son of Herbert Sr and Anna H [Clenersley] VanderVate.|
|Buffalo, NY, USA||10 February 1941||Buffalo, New York|
|Debden||4 June 1944 - 28 August 1944||Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF.|
Killed in Action (KIA)
|Schirmeck, France||28 August 1944||Last seen strafing a truck convoy in P-51 44-14310, southeast of Schirmeck, France. 28-Aug-44. KIA. MACR 8300.|
Merged with duplicate entries to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 8300;
- Personal research (Paul Heys) & 'The Debden Eagles' by Garry L. Fry.;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database
Additional details from http://www.4thfightergroupassociation.org
Ted Damick, VIII Fighter Command pilots list