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Raymond P Schultz

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) on 24 March 1945 in B-24 #42-50620

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 700th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-50620

    B-24 Liberator
    Final mission was a cargo drop in support of Operation Varsity, 24 March 1945

Associated Place

  • Tibenham

    Military site : airfield
    Tibenham was built in 1941-1942 by W and C French Ltd with a standard 2,000 yard main runway, and two other runways both 1,400 feet in length. Accommodation was provided for a full USAAF heavy bomber group in dispersed sites. Personnel of the 320th...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Detroit, Michigan 10 July 1921
Killed in Action (KIA) Wesel, Germany 24 March 1945
Buried Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery February 1954

Remains discovered at crash site by German civilian in October, 1952.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40499001/raymond-paul-schultz

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2021 14:36:30 RRC Changes to biography, awards, events, place associations and media associations
Sources

MACR 13545 // Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 22 Mar 1944 // Reno-Gazette-Journal (Reno, NV), 3 Mar 1954 // m.va.gov

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Birsic, MACR 13545, 2AD Honor Roll / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13545 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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