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Capt George Roosevelt Wall

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Capt George Roosevelt Wall

Birth
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 10 Apr 1945 (aged 27)
Lugo, Provincia di Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Burial Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section B
Memorial ID 104706005 View Source

Residence, 1940: Concord, Cabarrus Co., NC
Wife: Mildred Elizabeth Parks Wall (1916 - 2004)

Father: Edwin A. Wall
Mother: Agnes Wall

Suggested edit: USAAF B-24L ''Black Nan''of the 464th Bomber Group directly hit on engine №1 by flak, setting it on fire and ripping the left wing off between the 1st and 2nd engines over Northern Italy.
Only a single crew member of the crew of 10, 1st Lieutnant Edward F. Walsh, radar navigator, survived the crash 20 seconds after being hit an 88 mm shell.
RIP all of them:
- Lieutnant colonel James Gilson, pilot.
- Captain Charles Foote IV, co-pilot.
- 1st Lieutnant Robert O'Leary, navigator.
- Captain Lacey Morton, navigator.
- Captain George Wall, bombardier.
- Sergent Jerrold Ruben, engineer/gunner
- Sergent Charles Montegut jr, radio/gunner.
- Sergent Robert Rogers, gunner.
- Sergent Norman Cope, tail gunner.
- Sergent Melvin Thomason, gunner.

Contributor: Andy (48021049) • [email protected]

Served in the US Army during WWII.


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