SSGT Roy L Van Cleave

SSGT Roy L Van Cleave

Birth
Death 2 Nov 1943
Burial Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot SECTION 79 SITE 404-405
Memorial ID 32946423 · View Source
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Gunner S/Sgt. Roy L. Van Cleave KIA
Hometown: Oklahoma
Squadron: 15th AF
Service # 7010392
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart
Pilot

Target:
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 2-Nov-43
Serial Number: 41-24258
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter: A
Aircraft Name: DESERT LILLY
Location: Wiener Neustadt (4th mission) Lower Austria
Cause:
Notes: The first mission ( 4th overall ) by the US Fifteenth Air Force targeting Wiener Neustadt and its nearby Messerschmitt plant. The groups flew 1,600 mile round trip and dropped 312 tons of bombs on the Raxwerke.


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SSGT, US ARMY AIR FORCES WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Eric Kreft
  • Added: 15 Jan 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32946423
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSGT Roy L Van Cleave (unknown–2 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32946423, citing Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Eric Kreft (contributor 46843358) .