William C Roemke

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down 13 June 1943 in B-17 #42-29957 'Helno Gal II'. Plane crashed into Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 410th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Helno Gal II
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Helno-Gal
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

1943-06-13

Revisions

Date13 Mar 2020 02:57:05
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date23 Mar 2019 08:32:19
ContributorRayWells
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Editing connections

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:48
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol.1 by Bishop & Hey pp. 132-133, 151. A/c pictured on p. 133