Sune Engelbrektson

Military
media-35105.jpeg UPL 35105 "Combat crew of the 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, beside the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Ragged But Right", England."

Rear L-R: S/Sgt Daniel F Terzio, 2Lt Rinaldo A Carmazzi, 1Lt Wilbur W "Pete" Seller, 2Lt Erwin N Ridge, S/Sgt Roy F Person.

Front L-R: T/Sgt Alexander Szczepanek, T/Sgt James Edward McCoy, S/Sgt Bernard J O'Brien, Sgt Sune Engelbrektson.

Object Number - UPL 35105 - "Combat crew of the 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, beside the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress "Ragged But Right", England." Rear L-R: S/Sgt Daniel F...

Assigned to 401BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x missions. Ended Tour of Duty (ETD).



Awards: AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 67th Fighter Wing 359th Fighter Group 91st Bomb Group 368th Fighter Squadron 401st Bomb Squadron Headquarters (67th Fighter Wing)
  • Service Numbers: 35716638 / O-771135
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Bomber / Fighter pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Qualified Quail
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ragged But Right
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Strömstad, Sweden 27 January 1923 Son of Viking Joel and Valborg [Sofia] Engelbrektson.

Other

Discharged USAAF

United States 20 October 1945 Honourable discharge.

Died

White Plains, NY, USA 29 November 2013

Based

Bassingbourn Assigned to 401BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF.
Brooklyn, NY, USA

Buried/ Commemorated

273 Lakeview Ave, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA Kensico Cemetery Valhalla, Westchester County, NY

Enlisted

Brooklyn, NY, USA

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