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Sgt Raymond E Nedeau
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Sgt Raymond E Nedeau

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 29 May 1944 (aged 26–27)
At Sea
Cenotaph Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA
Plot Courts of the Missing
Memorial ID 56126756 · View Source
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Raymond served as a Technical Sergeant & Engineer on B-24J #42-73499, 431st Bomber Squadron, 11th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II.

He resided in Merrimack County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on June 5, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in construction and also as Single, without dependents.

Raymond was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 was attacked by 8-10 Zero's and was hit in the no 1 and no 2 engines causing the B-24 to ditch approximately 25 miles off Saipan during the war. Two crew members were seen to bail out.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 11039947

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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Airmen who perished from B-24J #42-73499:

Bellammy, Preston B ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Radio Operator, NC
Burke, Martin K ~ T/Sgt, Radar Operator, CT
Hall, Hulbert Q, Jr ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, MI
Ketner, Russell H ~ S/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, NC
Nedeau, Raymond E ~ T/Sgt, Engineer, NH
Peschau, Ernest F, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, NC, "DOW"
Welch, Leo F, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Navigator, IN

Airmen who became POW's from B-24J #42-73499:

Stoddard, Loren A ~ Capt, Pilot, CA
Hryskanich, Peter ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, NY
Manierre, Lincoln S ~ T/Sgt, Radio Operator, CT

( Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56126756
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Raymond E Nedeau (1917–29 May 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56126756, citing Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .