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SSgt Raymond Schutrum
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Birth: 1911
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1944, Philippines

Raymond served as a Staff Sergeant & Gunner on B-24J "ole tomato" (#42-100291) in the 33rd Bomber Squadron, 22nd Bomber Group "Red Raiders", Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 352 Broadway, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 6, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Filling Station Attendant and also as Single, without dependents.

Raymond was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 was hit by Anti-Aircraft fire over Matina airstrip on Mindanao, Philippine Islands, and exploded in mid-air during the war. He was awarded a Soldier's Medal, Air Medal, and the Purple Heart.

Service # 32138272

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Airmen who perished on B-24J (#42-100291):

Ball, Nathaniel H., 1st Lt, Observer, Virginia
Brown, William R., 1st Lt, Navigator, Pennsylvania
Coronado, Joe A., 1st Lt, Bombardier, Colorado
Hooks, John T., S/Sgt, Radio Operator, Georgia
Miller, Arthur K., Jr., T/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, Nebraska
New, Chester B., S/Sgt, Gunner, Texas
Rountree, Alonza T., Jr., 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, Virginia
Schutrum, Raymond, S/Sgt, Gunner, New York
Shaw, Wayne W., T/Sgt, Engineer, Texas
Steele, William C., S/Sgt, Gunner, Pennsylvania
White, Donald W., 1st Lt, Pilot, California

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56753519
SSgt Raymond Schutrum
Added by: JimO
 
SSgt Raymond Schutrum
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33rd Bomb Squadron
- JimO
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 8, 2011
 
 
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