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Lieut Philip E Bergeur
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1916
Death: Jan. 2, 1944
Holly Springs
Woodbury County
Iowa, USA

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Second Lieutenant Bergeur was assigned to the
393rd Combat Crew Training School at Sioux
City Army Air Base, Iowa.

He was one of nine airmen killed when B-17F
Flying Fortress #42-6013 experienced
engine troubles and clipped some trees and
flipped over, crashing into a cornfield and
bursting into flames, near Holly Springs,
Iowa. There were no survivors.

The other eight airmen who perished were:

2nd Lt. Frank R Hilford pilot
2nd Lt. Gordon G Groos co-pilot
2nd Lt. William G Campbell, Jr
Flt. Off. Thomas E Lefoldt
2nd Lt. Thomas A Liebich
Sgt. Lester L Hatcher
Sgt. Morton J Levy
Sgt. Fred W Murphy



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Note: Entered the service from New Jersey; ____ASN 0-815809
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
East Orange
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Dec 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122141210
Lieut Philip E Bergeur
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