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Joseph Thomas Schouten

Military

Service

People

  • Joseph Feistl

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Top Turret Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Hollis Foster

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

  • Robert Williamson

    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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois 23 September 1923
Enlisted Chicago, Illinois 9 January 1942
Died Bonnieres, France 23 April 1944

KIA when flak severed his A-20G 43-9707 in half just behind the wings. None of the crew were able to escape

Buried Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 1945

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
Plot D Row 26 Grave 33

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2021 23:17:21 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.416th.com/Memorials/671-SchoutenJoseph_Memorial.html
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/148384809/joseph-thomas-schouten

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