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Photo of Ralph Squires, cropped from the one showing him and his five brothers (William, Earl, Paul, Harold and Hugh) on the William D. Squires Foundation website at
The six brothers served in the military in World War II and all saw combat, all returning home safely. Their mother received a letter of acknowledgement expressing the nation’s gratitude from The Secretary of War.



  • Ralph Squires

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Ralph Squires was Tail Gunner on board of B-24 42-51506 on the 27 February 1945 mission to the Halle Marshalling Yards, Germany. Crashed Betzenhausen, 1,5km NW of Freiburg-im-Breisgau, Germany. Prisoner of War (POW). He was one of six brothers who all...


Date Contributor Update
30 March 2019 10:15:46 ED-BB Created entry with caption and person associations

From the Squires Foundation website at