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Corp Werner F Schmidt
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1925
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1944
Louisiana, USA

Age 18

Son of Mrs. Magdalena Schmidt.

Werner served as a Corporal on B-29 (#42-24536), 484th Bomber Squadron, 505th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided at 194 Norton Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 31, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Laboratory technician and/or assistant and also as Single, without dependents.

Werner died in the "Line Of Duty" when his bomber crashed on takeoff from Barksdale Field, Louisiana during the war.

The crew had stopped for refueling during a training flight, prior to being shipped to the Marianas Islands in preparation for missions against Japan.

This was the only fatal B-29 training loss for the 484th Squadron.

Service # 42092377

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The other airmen killed on this crew:

Downing, Paul T., Capt, Pilot
Fueyo, Louis M., 2nd Lt
Lentz, Kent A., Pfc
Martin, Cyril T., Sgt
Newfield, Harold, Pfc
Nowak, John I, Pfc
Olsen, Charles F., T/Sgt, Wisconsin
Plunkett, Melvin R., 2nd Lt
Powers, Robert E., 2nd Lt, Illinois
Ramos, Joaquim J., Pfc

(Crew Report by: Tim Cook
 
Note: Entered the service from New York
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
Plot: Section NO13, Lot Vet, Grave 200
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 13, 2011
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Corp Werner F Schmidt
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- Russ Pickett
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