Oren A. Beuter

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Oren A. Beuter

  • Birth 23 Oct 1919
  • Death 25 Feb 1998
  • Burial Kent, King County, Washington, USA
  • Plot 6, 0, 583
  • Memorial ID 364179

Engineer T/Sgt. Oren A. Beuter Jr. DFC
Hometown: –Los Angeles, Cal.
Squadron: 514th BS 376th Bomb Group
Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal,

Target: Ploesti
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#:
Date Lost: 1-Aug-43
Serial Number: 41-23410
Aircraft Model B-24D
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Location: Crew of 10 successfully returned to base in Libya.

T/Sgt. Oren A. Beuter was a recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross for his valor in the Ploesti raid "Operation Tidal Wave" August 1st 1943. One of the most daring raids of WW2. Coming in at tree top level the 376th BG destroy Romanian oil refineries.

Crew of 41-23410
1st/Lt. Harlen D. Whipple Pilot
T/Sgt. Oren A. Beuter Engineer
T/Sgt. Thomas Edward Mack, Sr Gunner
2nd/Lt. Daniel W. Paul Navigator
S/Sgt Alfred J. Runyan Gunner


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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 364179
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oren A. Beuter (23 Oct 1919–25 Feb 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 364179, citing Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .