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Sgt John R Cerwenka
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1914, Austria
Death: Sep. 11, 1942
Apache County
Arizona, USA

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Sergeant Cerwenka was a crewmember aboard
U.S. Army Air Corps B-24D Liberator
#41-23855.
He was serving with the 39th Bomb Group,
402nd Bomb Squadron from Davis-Monthan
Army Airfield.

He was killed when the bomber went off course
during a training flight and crashed into
Mt. Baldy, in the White Mountain Range at the
Arizona-New Mexico border.

Nine other Army fliers also perished:

Capt. Earl E Snell pilot
Capt. Albeus W Dwyer
2nd Lt. James L Easton
2nd Lt. Jack W Horton
2nd Lt. Blair B Knudson
2nd Lt. Donald L Miller
2nd Lt. William H Prunty
Sgt. Melvin H Davis
2nd Lt. Gene M Hirsch


Son of Jacob & Caroline Cerwenka

From Chicago, Cook County, Illinois


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 Parents:
  Jacob Cerwenka (1876 - 1965)
  Karolina Cerwenka (1886 - 1970)
 
Note: Entered the service from Illinois
 
Burial:
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Hillside
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Nov 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100722268
Sgt John R Cerwenka
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Sgt John R Cerwenka
Added by: Kathy's kin n more
 
Sgt John R Cerwenka
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 Added: Nov. 21, 2012
 
 
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