Sgt Walter Edgar Klapp

Sgt Walter Edgar Klapp

Maryland, USA
Death 18 Aug 1943 (aged 20)
El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Burial Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 11415568 · View Source
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Son of Charles C. Klapp and Bettie F. Barefoot Klapp.

Walter, who resided at 216 Commerce Street, Harrington, Delaware, served as a Sergeant on B-24E Liberator (#41-29045), 457th Bomber Squadron, 330th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 22, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a mechanic and also as Single, without dependents.

Walter died in the "Line Of Duty" in the crash of his B-24E bomber twenty-five miles northeast of Biggs Field, near El Paso, Texas.

He had served in the Air Corps for seven months at the time of his death.

Service # 32488541

Sgt Joseph T Giusta also died on this same flight.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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husband of Evelyn M. Klapp. Delaware, Sgt., 457th Bomb Sqd., U.S. Army Air Force.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 23 Jul 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11415568
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Walter Edgar Klapp (9 Jul 1923–18 Aug 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11415568, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .