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Lieut Victor C. Thoendel
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1917
Death: Sep. 23, 1943, At Sea

2nd/Lt. Victor C. Thoendel MIA/KIA
Hometown: Nebraska
Squadron: 413th 96th Bomb Group
Service# O-736492
Awards:Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot 1st/Lt. Eugene Wilcox Jr.

Target: Kerlin Bastard AB
Date Lost: 23-Sep-43
Serial Number: #42-3318
Aircraft Model B-17
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name: SHACK RABBIT
Location: English Channel ?
Cause: Unknown Crew of 10 MIA/KIA

The 96th BG loses 1 ship on the mission to attack the Luftwaffe air base in Brittany France apparently into r the English Channel. The crew appears Tablets of the missing
Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial Coton Cambridgeshire, England. Thoendel has a cenotaph memorial Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery Holt County Nebraska, USA

Crew of 42-3318
1st/Lt. Eugene Wilcox Jr. Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Ralph F. Lewis Pilot MIA/KIA
1st/Lt. Ralph F. Lewis Pilot MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. Victor C. Thoendel MIA/KIA
2nd/Lt. Victor C. Thoendel MIA/KIA
T/Sgt. William T. Adams Engineer MIA/KIA
T/Sgt. William S. Lambson Radio Op. MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Billy D. Bodiford Gunner MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Henry M. Hentnik Gunner MIA/KIA
S/Sgt. Robert M. Smith Gunner MIA/KIA
Sgt. Thomas F. Stevens Gunner MIA/KIA 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Thoendel (1865 - 1946)
  Anna Cracker Thoendel (1870 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  Rose Thoenel Gablenz (1892 - 1976)*
  Carl J. Thoendel (1898 - 1899)*
  Jo Hannah Thoendel (1900 - 1989)*
  Theresa M. Thoendel Koch (1903 - 1992)*
  Joseph Carl Thoendel (1905 - 1988)*
  Frank A. Thoendel (1908 - 1995)*
  Otto Carl Thoendel (1909 - 1911)*
  Albert L. Thoendel (1912 - 2002)*
  Victor C. Thoendel (1917 - 1943)
  Victor C. Thoendel (1917 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery
Holt County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: larry
Record added: Oct 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78772769
Lieut Victor C. Thoendel
Added by: Linda W
 
Lieut Victor C. Thoendel
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Annie
 
 
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- Lazer
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014
Rest in Peace!
- Loren Bender
 Added: Sep. 9, 2013
Awarded Purple Heart for bravery during WWII.
- larry
 Added: Oct. 20, 2011
 
 
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