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Corp Peter Bedrosian

Corp Peter Bedrosian

Birth
Vermont, USA
Death 9 Jul 1942 (aged 19–20)
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
Plot Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID 56245548 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until July 9, 1943.

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Peter served as a Corporal on a B-24, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. This B-24's number is not recorded on military records.

He resided in Chittenden County, Vermont prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on January 24, 1942 in Rutland, Vermont. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Peter was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24, while on a mission with 4 other B-24's, was attacked by approximately 15 to 20 German Messerschmitt 109's. His B-24 was seen by others to be on fire and crash into the Mediterranean about 25 miles north of Mersa Matruh, Egypt during the war.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # 11038617

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Airmen who perished on this B-24:

Bedrosian, Peter ~ Cpl, VT
Blair, Thomas A, Jr ~ S/Sgt, PA
Butler, Kenneth W ~ 1st Lt, IA
Cwikiel, Matthew ~ S/Sgt, PA
Kysar, Herbert A ~ 1st Lt, TX
Hiatt, Walker H ~ 1st Lt, TX
Thompson, John M, Jr ~ Cpl, PA

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

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56245548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Peter Bedrosian (1922–9 Jul 1942), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56245548, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .