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Peter Newlands Beet Jr

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Units served with

  • 12th Air Force

    12th Air Force


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Associated Place

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Event Location Date
Born New York, NY 18 April 1920
Lived in Croton-On-Hudson, NY 1 July 1941

83 Cleveland Drive

Was enrolled as a student at Syracuse University

Enlisted New York, NY 4 November 1941
Died Sciacca, Italy 6 July 1943

Witnesses said that his aircraft took a direct flak hit very near the cockpit and that Beet was last seen slumped over the controls. The aircraft hit the ground with no one bailing out.

Buried Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery 24 June 1949

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot
SECTION 82 SITE 212

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 January 2021 23:16:55 466thHistorian Changes to events
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Date Contributor Update
14 January 2021 22:57:53 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations and place associations
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http://www.47thbombgroup.org/macr/75.html

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