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Reuben J Troyer

Military

Service

People

  • Francis De Mand

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Clyde Middleton

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

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 Center, Indiana 4 September 1919
Enlisted Indianapolis, Indiana 21 September 1940

Fort Benjamin Harrison

Died Aldenhoven, Germany 29 September 1944

KIA when his A-20 43-21724 was hit by flak over Julich, Germany and crashed at Aldenhoven

Buried Netherlands American Cemetery 1945

Plot C Row 10 Grave 57
Ardennes American Cemetery
Ardennes American Cemetery
164, route du Condroz
B-4121
Neupré
Belgium

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2021 22:53:05 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.416th.com/MACR_AAR/19440929_43-21724_MACR-9274_DeMand.html
https://www.abmc.gov/decedent-search/troyer%3Dreuben
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=60871&h=7779858...
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8939&h=1919462&...

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