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Francis Wilhelm De Mand




  • 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


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


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 I Row 13 Grave 11


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