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TSgt Walter Elmer Getsey

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TSgt Walter Elmer Getsey

Birth
Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA
Death 16 Jul 1944 (aged 23)
At Sea
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
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Memorial ID 56290003 View Source
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Walter entered the service from Ohio
Missing in Action

Killed attempting escape whilst in transit between POW camps. Dove off transport ship in Baltic Sea and was shot.
Contributor: Al Skiff (49788721)

Awards: Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters

Rank: Technical Sergeant
Service: U.S. Army Air Forces
Service ID: 15374877
Division: 324th Bomber Squadron, 91st Bomber Group, Heavy
Data Source: World War II Honor Roll

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  • Maintained by: Skip Farrow
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56290003
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56290003/walter-elmer-getsey : accessed ), memorial page for TSgt Walter Elmer Getsey (15 Feb 1921–16 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56290003, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Skip Farrow (contributor 47380732) .