Sgt Frederick W. Link

Sgt Frederick W. Link

Birth
Maine, USA
Death 24 May 1944 (aged 18–19)
Austria
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 34 Site 4928
Memorial ID 15040240 · View Source
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Frederick served as a Sergeant on B-24H (#42-52190), 740th Bomber Squadron, 455th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Cumberland County, Maine prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on April 21, 1943 in Portland, Maine. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Frederick was "Killed In Action", with two other members of his crew, when his B-24 was shot down over Austria during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred overseas and was later repatriated here on February 20, 1950.

Service # 31321936

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He is interred with two other crew member of #42-52190:

Peyerl, Francis R., S/Sgt, Iowa
Pinkos, Theodore J., Sgt, Connecticut

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  • Created by: Hope
  • Added: 25 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15040240
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Frederick W. Link (1925–24 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15040240, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Hope (contributor 46790939) .