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Joseph Edward Feistl

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  • 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 Plymouth, PA 23 May 1920
Lived in Plymouth, PA 1940

29 West 1st Street

Enlisted Wilkes-Barre, PA 27 January 1940
Died Bonnieres, France 23 April 1944

KIA when his a/c was severed in two by a flak hit at his gunner position.

Buried Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial 1945

Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
Plot A Row 10 Grave 42

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2021 23:50:04 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56644408/joseph-edward-feistl
https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/3147/images/41226_24214...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56644408/joseph-edward-feistl

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