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SSGT Emmett Albert Herbst

SSGT Emmett Albert Herbst

Birth
Benton County, Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Nov 1942 (aged 23)
West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial Duelm, Benton County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 114340173 · View Source
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Emmett had just returned from a World War II mission in Asia when he died in a plane crash near West Palm Beach Florida. The plane had a power stall immediately after take-off at 300 feet, then fell off on left wing, and vertical dive out of control, to ground where gas tanks exploded, and airplane burned.


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SSGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Herbstgirl
  • Added: 24 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114340173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Emmett Albert Herbst (26 Apr 1919–20 Nov 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114340173, citing Saint Lawrence Cemetery, Duelm, Benton County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Herbstgirl (contributor 46958949) .