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2Lt Roy H Auchterlonie

Birth
New York, USA
Death 1 Aug 1943 (aged 21–22)
Tunisia
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot E Row 7 Grave 20
Memorial ID 56245398 · View Source
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His next of kin was noted as Alex Auchterlonie who resided in New York City, New York.

Roy served as a Second Lieutenant on B-17 "Stars and Stripes, II" (#42-3129), 346th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in New York County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 20, 1942 in New York City, New York. He was noted as being employed as a Financial institution clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Roy was "Killed In Action" when his B-17 was hit by enemy flak and crashed near Djedeida, Tunisia during the war. He was awarded an Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters and a Purple Heart.

Service # O-791548

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Airmen who perished on B-17 (#42-3129):

Auchterlonie, Roy H ~ 2nd Lt, New York
Benson, Roger E ~ 2nd Lt, Alabama
Bodnar, Edward J ~ S/Sgt, Pennsylvania
Bridges, Billy B ~ S/Sgt, Texas
Carpenter, Donald F ~ T/Sgt, Washington
Ebbers, Howard W ~ 1st lt, Ohio
Heidel, "Airmen"
Kawczynski, Thomas J ~ S/Sgt, Illinois
Pietras, Edward J ~ T/Sgt, New York
Vernon, "Airmen"

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

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56245398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Roy H Auchterlonie (1921–1 Aug 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56245398, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .