Crew of B-24, AAF Serial No. 42-51389 who were killed in action.
"Time will not not dim the glory of their deeds
"
-General of the Armies John J. Pershing
Five of the seven crew members who perished on the crash of Red O, Oct 16 1944, are listed on the American Battle Monuments Commission website. One crew member is in the Netherlands American Cemetery, and four are in the Ardennes American Cemetery. Please see this note.
William W. Lee
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # O-818169
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Oklahoma
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: Plot C Row 27 Grave 15 Ardennes American Cemetery Neupre, Belgium
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
 
Raymond J. Farquhar, Jr.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # O-708805
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Ft. Devens, Massachusetts
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: (not listed)
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.
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Ralph V. King
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 39835262
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: California
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: Plot B Row 8 Grave 17 Ardennes American Cemetery Neupre, Belgium
Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
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Kenneth C. Brown
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 13172568
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Pennsylvania
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: Plot C Row 4 Grave 12 Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten, Netherlands
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
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Norman R. Kramer
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 19207020
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: California
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: Plot B Row 8 Grave 8 Ardennes American Cemetery Neupre, Belgium
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
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George M. Rauen
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 16134805
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from: Wisconsin
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: Plot B Row 8 Grave 15 Ardennes American Cemetery Neupre, Belgium
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
 
Shelby J. Sturgeon, Jr.
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 17060326
776th Bomber Squadron, 464th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service from:
Died: 16-Oct-44
Buried at: (not listed)
Awards: Air Medal?, Purple Heart?
 
 
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