John R Berens

Military

Object Number - UPL 25845 - Capt Walter P Garbisch crew ( Martin Marauder B-26G 44-67881 1st PFF Sqn[Prov], 9AF ) Interred into a single grave.

Assigned to 391BG, 9AF USAAF. Transferred to 1st PFF Sqn(Prov), 9AF USAAF. Shot down by fighters leading 397BG to Ahrweiler, Germany in B-26 44-67881. Killed in Action (KIA). 23-Dec-44 MACR 15984.

Awards: PH.

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Units served with

An airman of the 391st Bomb Group wearing a service dress jacket and kilt. Written on slide casing: '391 BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 391st Bomb Group 572nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-684310
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Unit: Ninth Air Force

Missions

  • Date: 23 December 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany 1944-12-23 Shot down by fighters leading 397BG to Ahrweiler, Germany. KIA. 23-Dec-44 MACR 15984.

Buried

Louisville, KY, USA Zachary Taylor National Cemetery Louisville Jefferson County Kentucky, USA

Buried

Tablets of the Missing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial

Based

Matching Assigned to 391BG, 9AF USAAF.
Onondaga County, NY, USA

Born

Wisconsin, USA

Enlisted

Buffalo, NY, USA 1941-08-18

Based

Andrews Field 1944-12-23 Transferred to 1st PFF Sqn(Prov), 9AF USAAF.

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