Rictor Hamilton Auman

Military
media-32273.jpeg UPL 32273 "Lead crew on bombing mission to Bremen, Germany, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" of the 303rd Bomb Group, England. 19 April 1943."

Rear L-R: S/Sgt Joseph R Sunderlin, Capt Albert W Dieffenbach, Capt John W Farrar, Major Lewis E Lyle, Lt Rictor H Auman, Capt Samuel H Anderson.

Front L-R: S/Sgt Lincoln T O'Connell, T/Sgt Erick K Lindewall, T/Sgt Kenneth C Hassler, S/Sgt Martin A Semonick, Sgt Gilbert A Murray Jr.

Object Number - UPL 32273 - "Lead crew on bombing mission to Bremen, Germany, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" of the 303rd Bomb Group, England. 19 April...

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x missions. ETD

 

Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), EAME (3BS), WWII Victory.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Yardbird II
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Lancaster, Pennsylvania 21 January 1918 BornLancaster, Pennsylvania

Enlisted

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 18 December 1941 EnlistedHarrisburg, Pennsylvania

Died

30 January 1975

Buried/ Commemorated

Florida Memorial Gardens Rockledge, Florida 2 February 1975 InterredFlorida Memorial GardensRockledge, Florida

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

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