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Ralph Fred Wiesenberg
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 19, 1943

2nd/Lt. Ralph F. Wiesenberg KIA
Hometown: Ohio
Squadron: 415th BS 98th Bomb Group
Service #O-729088
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot

Target:
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 19-Aug-43
Serial Number: 415 41-24023
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: J
Aircraft Name: FERTILE MYRTLE
Location: Italy Crew of 10 KIA
Cause:

The air force has announced the FERTILE MYRTLE crew was reentered with military honors to a common grave at Arlington National Cemetery April 10, 1949.

Crew of FERTILE MYRTLE
2nd/lt. Joseph M. Gares 2nd/Lt. James R. Curtis 2nd/Lt. James H. Devers, Jr 2nd/Lt. Ralph F. Wiesenberg T/Sgt. Orville K. Nicholson T/Sgt. Cedric J. Rougier S/Sgt. Harry L. Fischer Gunner S/Sgt. Marcel G. Parker Gunner S/Sgt. John A. Summers Gunner S/Sgt. Patrick L. Burke Gunner

B24 FERTILE MYRTLE flown by a different crew was veteran of "Operation Tidal Wave" the low level Ploesti raid.
 
 
Note: 2ND LT AAF U S A WW II AIR CORPS
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 15, Site: 73
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49363042
Ralph Fred Wiesenberg
Added by: Anne Cady
 
Ralph Fred Wiesenberg
Cemetery Photo
Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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Pilot on board B-24D # 41-24023. Served with the 415th BS, 98th Bomb Group.
- Bob Markham
 Added: Jan. 21, 2011
 
 
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