|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1945, Austria|
August served as a Second Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-24J #42-51378, 765th Bomber Squadron, 461st Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He resided at 67 Akron Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.
August was "Killed In Action" when his B-24 was hit by enemy Anti-Aircraft flak over Austria and crashed during the war. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.
He was originally interred in St. Avold, France and was later repatriated here on January 31, 1952.
Service # O-716028
Airmen who perished on B-24J #42-51378:
Albregts, August H ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, New York
Gibbs, Robert H ~ Corp, Gunner, Wisconsin
Harris, Arthur M, Jr ~ Corp, Gunner, North Carolina
Helwig, Fred A, Jr ~ Corp, Gunner, Wisconsin
Kenyon, Lloyd E ~ S/Sgt, Photographer, Oklahoma
Krueger, John H ~ FO, Bombardier, Minnesota
McRae, George L ~ Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, Massachusetts
Monaco, Anthony J ~ Corp, Ball Turret Gunner, New York
Morrell, Joseph W ~ Sgt, Right Waist Gunner, Tennessee
Raimo, George ~ FO, Navigator, Colorado
Yancey, James R ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, Kentucky
( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )
2LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Plot: C, 995-997
Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3295290
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Thank you for your service in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
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