|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1944, Italy|
Son of Stanley Rydel and Mary Rydel.
Stephen, who resided at 214 Maryland Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Sergeant and radio-gunner on a B-24 bomber in the 443rd Bomber Squadron, 320th Bomber Group, Medium, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.
He enlisted in the Army on July 22, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being Single, without dependents.
He was declared "Missing In Action" over Italy during the war.
He was decorated with a Citation of Honor, Air Medal, and a Purple Heart.
Service # 32076524
SGT 443 BOMB SQ 320 BOMB GP(M) DELAWARE
Note: Entered the service from Delaware.
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Cittą Metropolitana di Firenze
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56366387