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SSGT Jerome Archibald Gunderson, Jr
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Birth: 1924
Death: Jul. 31, 1944
Ludwigshafen am Rhein
Ludwigshafen am Rhein Stadtkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Radio Operator aboard B-24H Liberator
#41-28818.

Killed In Action over Ludwigshafen, Germany
in a mid-air collision with another bomber
about one minute from intended bombing target.

KIA were:

2nd Lt. Wallace J Bishop, Pilot
2nd Lt. William H Blake, Jr, Co-Pilot
2nd Lt. Francis W Rutner, Navigator
SSgt. William K Fox, Engineer-Top Turret Gunner
SSgt. Ernest R Moyer, Waist Gunner

Missing Air Crew Report 7752.

From Iowa City, Iowa. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jerome Archibald Gunderson (1898 - 1951)
  Blanche Evangeline Schnell Gunderson (1898 - 1993)
 
 Sibling:
  Jerome Archibald Gunderson (1924 - 1944)
  Theodore L. Gunderson (1928 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SSGT, 844 AAF BOMB SQ, 489 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II
 
Note: Entered the service from Iowa; ASN 37660284
 
Burial:
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: SECTION C, SITE 151
 
Maintained by: Loren Bender
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3299892
SSGT Jerome Archibald Gunderson, Jr
Added by: Loren Bender
 
SSGT Jerome Archibald Gunderson, Jr
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SSGT Jerome Archibald Gunderson, Jr
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Thank you for my Freedom!
- Loren Bender
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016
Born abt 1924 in CO; son of Jerome Archibald Sr (abt 1898- SD)& Blanche Evangeline Schell (Dec 1898 NE-Feb 1993 CA)Gunderson. Brother of Theodore L Gunderson (abt 1928 CO).
- Karen Beaman
 Added: Aug. 11, 2009

- Dorothy Heath Miller
 Added: Jul. 31, 2009
 
 
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