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Sgt Gerald Z Bearg
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Birth: May 14, 1918
Death: Jan. 2, 1944
Sacramento County
California, USA

Technical Sergeant Bearg was a passenger
aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-17G Flying
Fortress #42-40024.

During a flight from McChord Air Field in
Washington to Kingman, Arizona, the bomber
experienced structural failures due to severe
icing conditions, and crashed near McClellan
Field in Sacramento before it could make an
emergency landing.

All thirteen Army personnel aboard perished.

Killed were:

2nd Lt. Charles W. Williams, (co-pilot?) from Umatilla County, Oregon;
2nd Lt. Frank J. Baker, from Cuyahoga County, Ohio;
Maj. Frank Winkler
2nd Lt. James L Battle from Pierce County, Washington;
Capt. William L McCurdy
2nd Lt. Thomas A Quirk
2nd Lt. Arthur H Thompson
2nd Lt. James S. Randall, 21, from Lucas County, Ohio;
T/Sgt. Gerald Z. Bearg 25, from Cowlitz County, Wash.;
Cpl. Roy D. Glaser, 21;
Cpl. Lloyd W Krohn 23, from Carlton County, Minnesota;
Pvt. Clifford Tuck, 25, from Grays Harbor County, Wash.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry S Bearg (1890 - 1936)
 
Burial:
Longview Memorial Park & Mausoleum
Longview
Cowlitz County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 308, Grv#5
 
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Dec 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102401542
Sgt Gerald Z Bearg
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Sgt Gerald Z Bearg
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 Added: Feb. 21, 2014
 
 
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