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SSgt Arthur Carl Bockelman

SSgt Arthur Carl Bockelman

Birth
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
Death 24 Feb 1944 (aged 24)
Gotha, Gothaer Landkreis, Thüringen, Germany
Burial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot Plot H Row 10 Grave 54
Memorial ID 56060456 · View Source
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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.

Visit the virtual cemetery of the "Lt. Freelin"" Crew. Click here


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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) .