TSGT Gerald Z Bearg

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TSGT Gerald Z Bearg

  • Birth 14 May 1918
  • Death 2 Jan 1944 Sacramento County, California, USA
  • Burial Longview, Cowlitz County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Lot 308, Grv#5
  • Memorial ID 102401542

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. Cpl. Roy D Glaser
Cpl. Lloyd W Krohn 23, from Carlton County, Minnesota;
Pvt. Clifford Tuck, 25, from Grays Harbor County, Wash.


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  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 20 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102401542
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Gerald Z Bearg (14 May 1918–2 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102401542, citing Longview Memorial Park, Longview, Cowlitz County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .