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SGT Dragie Johnny Yareff

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SGT Dragie Johnny Yareff Veteran

Birth
Granite City, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death
28 Jun 1943 (aged 21)
France
Burial
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA Add to Map
Memorial ID
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Service No. #35397379
Enlistment Date: 09/24/1942

NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Cuyahoga County, Ohio...Killed In Action.

Member of 511th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group, Heavy.
Ball-turret gunner on B-17F-75-BO #42-29847 "High Ball" that was shot down by enemy fighters over Muzillac (Brittany), France on a mission to bomb the sub pens at St. Nazaire.

U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, lists his DOB as 01/31/1921 in Granite City, Illinois...Residing at 3412 W 88th Street in Akron, Ohio with Mr. Thomas Yareff of 1303 Herberich Avenue in Akron, Ohio listed as contact person.

***Many thanks to Randy May (#48498413) for posting his photo to the memorial***
Service No. #35397379
Enlistment Date: 09/24/1942

NARA War Department records list this soldiers Home of Record as Cuyahoga County, Ohio...Killed In Action.

Member of 511th Bomb Squadron, 351st Bomb Group, Heavy.
Ball-turret gunner on B-17F-75-BO #42-29847 "High Ball" that was shot down by enemy fighters over Muzillac (Brittany), France on a mission to bomb the sub pens at St. Nazaire.

U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, lists his DOB as 01/31/1921 in Granite City, Illinois...Residing at 3412 W 88th Street in Akron, Ohio with Mr. Thomas Yareff of 1303 Herberich Avenue in Akron, Ohio listed as contact person.

***Many thanks to Randy May (#48498413) for posting his photo to the memorial***


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