1LT Louis William Lehnen

1LT Louis William Lehnen

Birth
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 5 Aug 1945 (aged 24)
Osaka, Osaka, Japan
Burial Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Plot Sec M, Lot 27
Memorial ID 12829470 View Source
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P.O.W. Martyr. 1st Lieutenant. Late August 1945 flight engineer with the 21st bomber command Army Air Force based in Saipan. Served under General Curtis Lemay's 877th squadron of the 499th B29 Bomb Wing, WWII. He flew 32 missions over enemy territory and his unit earned a Presidential citation. He earned the distinguished Flying Cross and Purple Heart Medals.

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Age 24, Funeral Director: Murphy


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