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Herman J Rotfield

Military

Technical Sergeant Herman J. Rotfield was born November 16, 1922. His next of kin were his parents, Morris and Gertrude Rotfield. He was from Chicago, Illinois.
On March 19, 1945, he was the Radio Operator aboard B-17 tail #44-8704 when it went down over Wormlage, Germany.
He is buried at the US Military Cemetery at Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium.

Service

Aircraft

  • 44-8704

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/44; Hunter 17/12/44; Dow Fd 5/12/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG Snetterton 22/1/45; Missing in Action Jena Opt Wks 19/3/45 with Capt Francis Jones, Co-pilot: Dave Thomas, Bombardier: George Vandruff, Radio Operator: Herb Rotfeld,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, IL, USA 16 November 1922

Technical Sergeant Herman J. Rotfield was born November 16, 1922. His next of kin were his parents, Morris and Gertrude Rotfield. He was from Chicago, Illinois.

Died Wormlage, Germany 19 March 1945

On March 19, 1945, he was the Radio Operator aboard B-17 tail #44-8704 when it went down over Wormlage, Germany.

Buried Neuville-en-Condroz, 4121 Neupré, Belgium

He is buried at the US Military Cemetery at Neuville-en-Condroz, Belgium.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2015 04:32:27 WW2 Researcher Bill Beigel Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

IDPF and/or crash report researched by Bill Beigel. IDPF donated to American Air Museum by Bill Beigel. For more information about this flyer, you may contact http://ww2research.com.

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