|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 1952|
Roy Edgar Mundell was an U.S.A.F. Officer at the time of his death. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage at the U.S.A.F. Hospital on Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas.
Lt Roy Mundell married Miss Betsy Ann Hilland 12 Nov. 1942 at Columbia, AAB, SC at the Post-Chapel.
WWII Veteran - U.S. Army Air Force
Lt Roy Mundell was friends with both
Daniel R McDuff and Honore Ligarde, Probably school-mates and joined together.... or very close. They were all 3 accepted directly into the US Army Air Corps. Dan McDuff became a Pilot... Roy Mundell and Honore Ligarde both were Commissioned Navigators/ Bombardiers and were all assigned to the 321st Bomb Group.
Lt Dan McDuff was given to the 447th Bomb squad while both Roy and Honore went to the 448th Bomb Squad and all went over to North Africa in the [now famous] Gen Bob Knapp Flight over the Atlantic" in a single mass without loss, in Feb. 1943 to fly Combat Missions in the B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber out of North Africa/Italy/Corsica.
Lt. Roy E Mundell of Harlingen TX was a Commissioned Bombardier with the
321st Bomb Group, 448th Bomb Squadron serving in the MTO, Combat Missions North Africa, Italy, 1943 B-25 Mitchells.
Lt Mundell was in intensive training in the B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber preparing to leave for Combat in an unknown assignment..... the 321st Bomb Group was given the direction and orders were read after the entire Bomb Group left Morrison Field, Fla. on 12 Feb. 1943 for North Africa, the SOUTHERN Route.
Original B-25 CRAFT + CREW LIST to fly from Morrison Field, West Palm Beach Florida to North Africa
. . . . . . . . B-25 41-13172
Pilot: 2nd Lt. Urquhart, Donald A. 0-727811
Co-P: 2nd Lt. Garrett,Thaddeus D. 0-662441
Nav/Bomb:2nd Lt Mundell, Roy E. 0-663650
Eng: S/Sgt. Ratajczyk, Thomas S. 13047137
Radio: S/Sgt. Kilgore, Thomas R. 35475830
Gunner: S/Sgt. Turner,Goldburn H. 37126149
Pass.: T/Sgt. Braum, Joseph M. 19051368
May 22–31, 1943: 1st Lieutenants: Mundell, Boland, Stewart, Jantz, Wonnacott, Ligarde, Mims, Cheetham, Hurst, Gibbons, Conway, Ellington and Powers were appointed 1st Lieuts. Usual squadron duties performed during this period. With the end of the Tunisian Campaign the squadron, personnel took a well earned rest.
October 22–31, 1943: The following Officers and Enlisted Men were transferred to U.S.A. after completion of 50 missions: Lts Davies, Moore, Stewart, Garrett, Mundell, Captain Stultz, Urquhart, Ligarde, Ellington, Bowman, Brandt, Bruton, Clough, McCurry, Mims, Coffey, Holt, Petrich, Reich, Abrams, Staff Sergeants Ryal, LaRue, Taylor, Uzailko, Robert, Harding, Moorman.
Read the 321st BG Headlines for this time period.
Roy married Patricia Elizabeth Boothe on
May 12, 1945, in San Angelo, Texas.
Walter Thomas Mundell (1896 - 1956)
Irma Leon Ford Mundell (1894 - 1986)
Patricia Elizabeth Boothe Burton (1927 - 2005)*
Roy Edgar Mundell (1921 - 1952)
Mary Lynda Mundell Adams (1923 - 2016)*
Killeen City Cemetery
Plot: OS A 04
Created by: Catherine (Prophit) Deme...
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44983663
Lt. Roy E Mundell, Navigator/Bombardier - WWII U.S. Army Air Force, 321st Bombardment Group, 447th Bombardment Squadron. We remember your service to our country and salute you!|
Catherine (Prophit) Demers
Added: Jul. 27, 2012