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SSGT Matthew Gilford Aven Jr.

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SSGT Matthew Gilford Aven Jr.

Birth
Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, USA
Death
6 Mar 1944 (aged 20)
Haselünne, Landkreis Emsland, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Burial
Tyler, Smith County, Texas, USA
Plot
SECTION A
Memorial ID
34961192 View Source

MACR: 3016
Serial number: 42-30278, Nickname: Sly Fox, Type: B-17F
Destination: Berlin, Germany (believed to have been lost near Haselünne, Landkreis Emsland, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Mission: Bombing of the industrial area

CREW MEMBERS:
2LT Zeb Kendall, Jr - Pilot
2LT Edwin J Loughran - Co-Pilot
LT William R Thorpe - Navigator
2LT Clifford L Gowen - Bombardier
SSGT Melvin A Hickman - TTE
TSGT Leman E Tutor, - Radio Operator/Gunner
SGT Reginaldo Aguilo- BTG
SGT Matthew C Aven, Jr - Waist Gunner
SGT Raymond L Bridges - Waist Gunner
SSGT Victor Stoffregen - Turret Gunner

MACR: 3016
Serial number: 42-30278, Nickname: Sly Fox, Type: B-17F
Destination: Berlin, Germany (believed to have been lost near Haselünne, Landkreis Emsland, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Mission: Bombing of the industrial area

CREW MEMBERS:
2LT Zeb Kendall, Jr - Pilot
2LT Edwin J Loughran - Co-Pilot
LT William R Thorpe - Navigator
2LT Clifford L Gowen - Bombardier
SSGT Melvin A Hickman - TTE
TSGT Leman E Tutor, - Radio Operator/Gunner
SGT Reginaldo Aguilo- BTG
SGT Matthew C Aven, Jr - Waist Gunner
SGT Raymond L Bridges - Waist Gunner
SSGT Victor Stoffregen - Turret Gunner


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STAFF SGT 418 AAF BOMB SQ
WORLD WAR II.


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