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SSgt Calvin F Bonaldi

SSgt Calvin F Bonaldi

New York, USA
Death 4 May 1943 (aged 23–24)
At Sea
Burial Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia
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Memorial ID 56245726 · View Source
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Calvin served as a Staff Sergeant on a B-17, 347th Bomber Squadron, 99th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on May 29, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Architect for the City Of Rochester, NY and also as Single, without dependents.

This B-17, number unknown, took off from St. Donat, Algeria on a mission to Bizerte Harbor, Tunisia. The plane crash landed into the Mediterranean Sea, cause unknown, during the war.

Calvin was declared "Missing In Action" in this crash.

He was awarded with an Air Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.

Service # 32140579

His brother, PFC Edmund A. Bonaldi, was also killed in World War II.

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Airmen who perished on this B-17:

Bonaldi, Calvin F ~ S/Sgt, NY
Collins, Joseph R ~ 1st Lt, GA
Daniels, Norman K ~ Sgt, MA
Greig, Alfred F, Jr ~ 2nd Lt, IN
Richardson, Preston E ~ 1st Lt, CA
Solem, Leif J ~ T/Sgt, NY

The rest of the crew were rescused.

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 56245726
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Calvin F Bonaldi (1919–4 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56245726, citing North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .