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SGT Gerald Francis Farren

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SGT Gerald Francis Farren

Birth
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

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.

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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