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2LT Judson S Ramaker

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death 7 Jan 1943 (aged 26–27)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 170781890 · View Source
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Judson served as a Second Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-17F #41-24383, 64th Bomber Squadron, 43rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 20, 1942 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Insurance Salesmen and also as Single, without dependents.

B-17F #41-24383, while returning from a bombing mission in Northern New Guinea, ran out of fuel and crash landed in the Gulf of Papua during the war.

Judson was declared "Missing In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-733464

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Airmen who perished on B-17F #41-24383:

Bayles, Joseph R ~ Sgt, MS
Christopher, Guyton M ~ 2nd Lt, Pilot, GA
Levin, Meyer ~ M/Sgt, Bombardier, NY
Patrizi, David D ~ Sgt, PA
Ramaker, Judson S ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, CT
Wrenn, Joseph E ~ Sgt, NC

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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2LT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 2 Oct 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 170781890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Judson S Ramaker (1916–7 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170781890, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .