Walter B Deutsch

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Object Number - UPL 23709 - This picture was taken at Ardmore Airforce Base Oklahoma 1944 before beginning posted to England. It contains eight members of the crew of B17...

S/Sgt Walter Deutsch born c1923 from Minnesota served as a radio operator with the 860th Bomb Squadron of the 493rd Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Debach, England. On 20 February 1945, he was Killed in Action (KIA) when B-17 43-38568 crashed in the River Deben at Ramsholt, Suffolk. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery Ramsey County Minnesota.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 493rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Davey II
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 861st Bomb Squadron 863rd Bomb Squadron

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Event Location Date Description

Died

River Deben, United Kingdom 1945-02-20

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Date30 Jan 2017 16:27:27
ContributorJeff Coleman
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Date13 Oct 2016 20:15:34
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Date3 Oct 2016 21:08:47
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Date27 Sep 2014 18:26:47
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Helton s Hellcats, A Pictorial History of the 493rd BG, pub 1998, http://493bgdebach.co.uk/roster_list.php

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