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Sgt Stephen S Rydel
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Birth: 1920
Pennsylvania, USA
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
 
 
Inscription:
SGT 443 BOMB SQ 320 BOMB GP(M) DELAWARE
 
Note: Entered the service from Delaware.
 
Burial:
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Florence
Cittą Metropolitana di Firenze
Toscana, Italy
Plot: Tablets of the Missing
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56366387
Sgt Stephen S Rydel
Added by: Nelda Luce Blair
 
Sgt Stephen S Rydel
Added by: Nelda Luce Blair
 
Sgt Stephen S Rydel
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Added by: Harvey Wolchan
 
 
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 28, 2010
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 28, 2010

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 Added: Dec. 13, 2009
 
 
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