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SSgt Arthur Carl Bockelman

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SSgt Arthur Carl Bockelman

  • Birth 2 Jan 1920 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 24 Feb 1944 Gotha, Gothaer Landkreis, Thüringen, Germany
  • Burial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Plot Plot H Row 10 Grave 54
  • Memorial ID 56060456

Waist Gunner S/Sgt Arthur C. Bockelman, KIA
Hometown: Lockland, OH
Squadron: 567th BS 389th Bomb Group
Service # 35453357
Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart
Pilot 1/Lt Freelin A. Carlton, POW Chicago, IL

Target: Gotha, Germany
Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 2938
Date Lost: 24-Feb-44
Serial Number: 42-40619
Aircraft Model B-24D-80-CO
Aircraft Letter: N-
Aircraft Name:
Location: Crashed at Gotha, Germany
Cause: German fighters 3 KIA, 7 POW.

"Big Week" a week of concentrated attacks on the German aircraft industries. 389th loses 7 a/c on this mission.

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Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Ohio.

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  • Maintained by: John Dowdy
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56060456
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Arthur Carl Bockelman (2 Jan 1920–24 Feb 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56060456, citing Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg ; Maintained by John Dowdy (contributor 47791572) .