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Walter Beriont


Shot down 19 September 1944 in AC #43-38209. Killed in Action (KIA).

AM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster



  • Jacob Laderman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 493rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 860BS, 493BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action on 19-Sep-44 in B-17 43-38209. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10212 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 493rd Bomb Group

    493rd Bomb Group

    The 493rd Bomb Group was the last Eighth Air Force Group to become operational, flying their first combat mission from Debach, Suffolk, on D-Day, 6 June 1944. The Group was known as "the Fighting 493rd", named by their Commanding Officer Colonel Elbert...

  • 860th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38209

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/7/44; Kearney 18/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned 860BS/493BG Debach 3/4/44; Missing in Action Hamm 19/9/44 with Jake Laderman, Co-pilot: Walt Beriont, Navigator: Albt Wick, Bombardier: John Muzii, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...


Event Location Date
Born Linden, New Jersey, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 19 September 1944
Died 19 September 1944


Date Contributor Update
03 June 2022 09:10:15 Darren Jelley Changes to biography

493rd BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:44 AAM AAM ingest

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; ABMC; Unit History; MACR 10212, / MACR 10212 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database