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2LT Roy C. Gehue

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2LT Roy C. Gehue Veteran

Birth
Death
6 Jul 1944 (aged 27)
Departement du Loiret, Centre, France
Burial
Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada Add to Map
Plot
Range 13, lot 8E 1/2
Memorial ID
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Navigator 2nd/Lt. Roy C. Gehue KIA

Home: Washington, DC.

Squadron: 36th Bomb Sq, 801st Bomber Gp, Special Operations Group

Service ID: O-707382.

Awards: Purple Heart

Pilot 1st/Lt. John O. Broten KIA


MACR# 6990

Target: Carpet Bagger mission

Base: T/O Harrington 23:13hrs

Mission Date: 4-Jul-44

Serial Number: 42-72873

Aircraft Model B-24

Aircraft Letter: S

Aircraft Name:

Location: Trancrainville (Eureet Loire) France

Cause: aircraft shot down by ME 110 night fighter over Orleans and crashed after successful drop

Crew of 8 7 KIA 1 EVD

Crew were initially buried at the Aubrais (Loiret) Communal Cemetery


Crew of 42-72873

1st/Lt. John O. Broten Pilot KIA

2nd/Lt. Edward Tappan Co Pilot EVD

2nd/Lt. Roy C. Gehue Navigator KIA

1st/Lt. Alfred C. Emert Bombardier DOW

1st/Lt. Alfred C. Emert Bombardier DOW

Sgt. William Freidkas Radio Op. DOW

S/Sgt Harry L. Sparks Engineer KIA

Sgt. Michael J. Pranzetelli Gunner DOW

Sgt. Jessie R. Ellis Dispatcher DOW

Navigator 2nd/Lt. Roy C. Gehue KIA

Home: Washington, DC.

Squadron: 36th Bomb Sq, 801st Bomber Gp, Special Operations Group

Service ID: O-707382.

Awards: Purple Heart

Pilot 1st/Lt. John O. Broten KIA


MACR# 6990

Target: Carpet Bagger mission

Base: T/O Harrington 23:13hrs

Mission Date: 4-Jul-44

Serial Number: 42-72873

Aircraft Model B-24

Aircraft Letter: S

Aircraft Name:

Location: Trancrainville (Eureet Loire) France

Cause: aircraft shot down by ME 110 night fighter over Orleans and crashed after successful drop

Crew of 8 7 KIA 1 EVD

Crew were initially buried at the Aubrais (Loiret) Communal Cemetery


Crew of 42-72873

1st/Lt. John O. Broten Pilot KIA

2nd/Lt. Edward Tappan Co Pilot EVD

2nd/Lt. Roy C. Gehue Navigator KIA

1st/Lt. Alfred C. Emert Bombardier DOW

1st/Lt. Alfred C. Emert Bombardier DOW

Sgt. William Freidkas Radio Op. DOW

S/Sgt Harry L. Sparks Engineer KIA

Sgt. Michael J. Pranzetelli Gunner DOW

Sgt. Jessie R. Ellis Dispatcher DOW


Inscription

FLORIDA
2D LIEUT 36 AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details

There are two monuments for Roy; one for military, the other is the family monument.




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  • Created by: John Dowdy
  • Added: Aug 20, 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134621332/roy_c-gehue: accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Roy C. Gehue (2 Jul 1917–6 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 134621332, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572).