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David Calvin Solether

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 487th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Toledo, Ohio 22 August 1922
Lived in Chagrin Falls, Ohio 30 June 1942
Enlisted Columbus, OH 4 December 1942

Columbus, Ohio

Combat Mission Trento, Italy 20 January 1945

43-4031 7Z

Combat Mission Lavis, Italy 4 February 1945

43-27570 7H

Combat Mission Calliano, Italy 5 February 1945

43-27570 7H

Combat Mission Calcinato, Italy 13 February 1945

43-27510 7F

Combat Mission Pizzighettone, Italy 24 February 1945

102 7U

Combat Mission Peri, Italy 7 March 1945

914 7B

Combat Mission Pretzerhof (Campo Bridges), Italy 20 March 1945

43-27570 7H

Combat Mission San Biagio (Bastia Troop Concentration), Italy 11 April 1945

323 7H

Died Chagrin Falls, Ohio 29 December 1980
Buried Evergreen Hill Cemetery Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, OH 2 January 1981

Evergreen Hill Cemetery
Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
PLOT Sec. 52, Lot 24, Space 2

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2022 10:15:06 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, awards and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/record/84212472/david-c-solether-wwii-army-enlistm...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/191326901/david-calvin-solether

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2022 01:35:32 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/1265/images/43134_b1948...

Date Contributor Update
20 January 2022 01:32:56 466thHistorian Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://57thbombwing.com/340th_History/487th_History/missions/340thMissio...
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/191326901/david-calvin-solether
https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/199936277:2238?tid=&pi...

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