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2LT Donald H Schick
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1923
Death: Feb. 19, 1945, England

Donald served as a 2nd Lt. and Co-Pilot on B-17G "Pakawalup" (#42-31630), 751st Bomber Squadron, 457th Bomber Group, 8th Air Corps, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

Donald died in the "Line Of Duty" when the "Pakawalup" crashed in bad weather over Alconbury, England of a non-battle related incident. The the entire crew perished in this crash.

Service # O-829569

( Burial found by: Janice Hollandsworth )

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Crew of the "Pakawalup":

Bell, Ralph, 2nd Lt, Bombardier ~ (not verifiable)
Eichenlaub, Frank J., Sgt, Right Waist Gunner ~ (not verifiable)
Held, Charles, T/Sgt, Radio Operator, Minnesota
Hunter, Raymond V., T/Sgt, Ball Turret Gunner, Tennessee
Kennedy, LLoyd, M/Sgt, Left Waist Gunner, Utah ~ (not verifiable)
Mack, Richard L., 1st Lt, Pilot, Michigan ~ DOW
Nierengarden, John S., 2nd Lt, Navigator, New York
Reublin, Robert E., Sgt, Engineer
Schick, Donald H ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, New York
Whitmack, Earl E., Sgt, Tail Gunner, California

One record lists as the bombardier:
Miles, Frank F., Lt, Bombardier

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Burial:
Williamsville Cemetery
Williamsville
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section C-9
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jan 03, 2013
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2LT Donald H Schick
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2LT Donald H Schick
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2LT, 751 AAF BOMB SQ, 457 BOMB GP WORLD WAR II
- ShaneO
 Added: Apr. 27, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Feb. 7, 2014
 
 
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