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Francis Wilhelm De Mand

Military

Service

People

  • Alwin Burns

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group

  • Clyde Middleton

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Reuben Troyer

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner

Units served with

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Haven, Kansas 19 March 1922
Lived in Wichita, Kansas June 1942

303 South Hydralic

Died Aldenhoven, Germany 29 September 1944

Shot down by flak on a mission to Julich, Germany. Crashed at Aldenhoven. A-20 #43-21724

Buried Netherlands American Cemetery 1945

Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot
Plot I Row 13 Grave 11

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2021 22:30:49 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.416th.com/PhotoCollections/DeMand/j050_demand_greer_280_14040...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56298086/francis-wilhelm-de_mand
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2238/images/44011_05_00...

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