SGT Gerald Francis Farren

SGT Gerald Francis Farren

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Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 19 May 1944 (aged 19–20)
Berlin, Germany
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 22909204 · View Source
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Son of Francis J. Farren and Noreen M. Farren who resided at 1108 West Sixth Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Gerald served as a Sergeant as a waist gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress with the 600th Bomb Squadron, 398th Bomb Group, U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was "Killed In Action" on May 19, 1944 in a bombing raid over Berlin, Germany. Farren's aircraft was damaged on a raid over Berlin city on 19 May 1944 and crash-landed at the Polish village of Stara Rudnica 40 miles away. He was originally buried in Stara Rudnica and was repatriatied home to Wilmington after the war.


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SGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Keith Sylwestrzuk
  • Added: 14 Nov 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 22909204
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Gerald Francis Farren (1924–19 May 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22909204, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Keith Sylwestrzuk (contributor 46787252) .