CPL Gerald Leon Weiss

CPL Gerald Leon Weiss

Birth
Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
Death 5 May 1944 (aged 22)
Hawaii, USA
Burial Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section O, Lot 35, Space 3
Memorial ID 106375972 · View Source
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IN birth certificate
father-Oscar Morgan Paul Weiss, 25yrs b. OH, farmers
mother-Grace Olive Kelly, b. IN, 23yrs
1 child,, 1 living

WW II

moved here 7 Nov 1947

contributed by Sherry S Harysch
Memorial Inscription at the Aiea Loop Trail head Near Hickam AFB Hawaii:
Along this trail are the remains of a B-24J Liberator Bomber. In the early morning of May 5 1944 2 LT Kimble and crew departed Hickam Field on a replacement mission enroute to the 5th AF. Six miles after take-off, failing to make a turn, they crashed into the Pu'u Uau Ridge Ko'olau Range. All ten aviators perished serving their country.
2 LT W R Kimble
2 LT C E Mueller
S SGT J J Dowd
2 LT W E Somsel
Sgt J H Means
CPL M F Weiss
CPL M F Campos
2 LT M Righthand
S SGT M F Norman
CPL J J Carlucci


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  • Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
  • Added: 8 Mar 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 106375972
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Gerald Leon Weiss (12 Nov 1921–5 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106375972, citing Weston Cemetery, Rensselaer, Jasper County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Alana Knochel Bauman (contributor 47076457) .