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2Lt Lewis W. Rhodes
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 21, 1944

2nd/Lt. Lewis W. Rhodes MIA/KIA
Hometown: New York
Squadron: 67th BS 44th Bomb Group
Service # O-807052
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot

Target: No Ball Cherbourg
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 21-Jan-44
Serial Number: 41-23813
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name: VICTORY SHIP
Location: One 44th BG B24 ditched in the channel another crash lands near Manston England.
Cause: 5 KIA
Notes: The 2BD was dispatched to attack V weapons launch sites in the Cherbourg area of France ( code No Ball ). The 44th BG lingers and runs low on fuel due to difficulties identifying the target, attacked by German fighters the division loses 5 ships.

2nd/Lt. Rhodes appears Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery Cambridge, England, his body was never recovered.

B24 41-23779 was flown by a different crew on operation tidal wave the low level raid on Ploesti oil refinery.

Crew of VICTORY SHIP
1st/Lt. Alfred A. Starring
2nd/Lt. Weldon H. Maneval
2nd/Lt. Lewis W. Rhodes
Sgt. Arthur M. Steele
Sgt. Eugene B. Cieply, Jr
 
 
Note: Entered the service from New York.
 
Burial:
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial
Coton
South Cambridgeshire District
Cambridgeshire, England
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56293701
2Lt Lewis W. Rhodes
Added by: ian mould
 
 
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- Lazer
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014
May you rest in peace, you are not forgotten~
- Luella Hinrichsen
 Added: May. 19, 2013

- svanwyk
 Added: Sep. 30, 2010
 
 
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