New York, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 1945, England|
Son of Ralph Emmett Eisert (1895–1976) & Ethel M. Eisert (1893–1980).
Ralph served as a Second Lieutenant and Pilot on P-51B "Shoo Shoo Baby" #42-106447, 364th Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
The "Shoo Shoo Baby" was normally flown by Lt. John C. Howell. It is believed that Ralph was training with this plane.
He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on February 25, 1943 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.
Ralph died in the "Line of Duty" when his P-51 collided, approx. 1 mile north of Westleton, England, with P-51B #43-24766 flown by Lt Robert R Hoffman of the 364th Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group. Both pilots were killed.
Service # O-830194
Pilot of P-51B #43-24766:
Hoffman, Robert R ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, NJ
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett
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Below Info found by:
Janice Hollandsworth )
P-51B "Shoo Shoo Baby". "Shoo Shoo Baby" flown by Lt. John C. Howell of the 364th Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force. Squadron code C5-L. P-51B-10-NA S/N 42-106447. While being piloted by Lt. Ralph E. Eisert this aircraft collided with another P-51B being flown by Lt. Robert R. Hoffman. Both men were killed.
Forest Lawn Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: Section: 28 Lot: 500 Space 1
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93209489